Determination of legal responsibility in iatrogenic tracheal and laryngeal stenosis.

@article{Svider2013DeterminationOL,
  title={Determination of legal responsibility in iatrogenic tracheal and laryngeal stenosis.},
  author={Peter F Svider and Anna A. Pashkova and Qasim Husain and Andrew C. Mauro and Jean Daniel Eloy and Soly Baredes and Jean Anderson Eloy},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2013},
  volume={123 7},
  pages={1754-8}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Laryngotracheal stenosis usually occurs as a result of injury from endotracheal intubation or tracheostomy placement. With an estimated incidence of 1% to 22% after these procedures, chronic sequelae ranging from discomfort to devastating effects on quality of life, and even death, make this complication a potential litigation target. We examined federal and state court records for malpractice regarding laryngotracheal stenosis and examined characteristics influencing… CONTINUE READING
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