Drainage of the tracheal blind pouch created by laryngotracheal separation

  title={Drainage of the tracheal blind pouch created by laryngotracheal separation},
  author={Hideaki Suzuki and Nobuaki Hiraki and Chie Murakami and Seiko Suzuki and Akiko Takada and Toyoaki Ohbuchi and Minori Shibata and Koichi Hashida and Masayuki Shimono},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
Laryngotracheal separation is a simple and reliable operation for the treatment of patients with repetitive and intractable aspiration; however, it is apprehended that pooling in the tracheal blind pouch may cause postoperative complications. In the present study, we examined drainage of the blind pouch created by laryngotracheal separation. Fourteen patients aged 3–63 years with repetitive aspiration pneumonia underwent laryngotracheal separation by the modified Lindeman procedure. A barium… CONTINUE READING

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