Endoscopic treatment of subglottic and tracheal stenosis by radial laser incision and dilation.

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Five patients with severe fibrous subglottic and tracheal stenosis were treated by endoscopic radial laser incision and dilation using both carbon dioxide and neodymium:yttrium aluminum garnet lasers. Good results were noted without complications in all patients in a follow-up period of at least 1 year. Careful selection of patients, excluding those with… (More)

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@article{Shapshay1987EndoscopicTO, title={Endoscopic treatment of subglottic and tracheal stenosis by radial laser incision and dilation.}, author={S M Shapshay and John F Beamis and Roger Hybels and R K Bohigian}, journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology}, year={1987}, volume={96 6}, pages={661-4} }