Long-term outcome after external tracheal stabilization due to congenital tracheal instability.

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BACKGROUND Long-segment tracheobronchial malacia may cause life-threatening dysfunction of the airway system at different levels. This study presents the long-term follow-up (1992 through 2008) of patients who received surgical treatment with external tracheal stabilization in our institution. METHODS Eleven patients fulfilled the inclusion criteria. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.11.066

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