Prognostic factors in the surgical treatment of congenital tracheal stenosis: a multicenter analysis of the literature.


BACKGROUND Congenital tracheal stenosis (CTS) often requires urgent surgical intervention. We evaluated prognostic factors to determine the risks of surgical interventions by conducting a retrospective review of recent case series. METHODS Cases of CTS between 2002 and 2004 from our institution and recently published series that provided primary data on… (More)