Surgical management of congenital tracheal stenosis.

  title={Surgical management of congenital tracheal stenosis.},
  author={Masatsugu Terada and Kentaro Hotoda and Miki Toma and Seiichi Hirobe and Shoichiro Kamagata},
  journal={General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={57 4},
Congenital tracheal stenosis (CTS) is a rare but life-threatening disorder, particularly in neonates and infants. The stenotic lesions are commonly composed of complete rings of cartilage varying in length, location, and severity. A definitive diagnosis of CTS may be delayed because of the rarity of this disorder and thus its unfamiliarity among physicians… CONTINUE READING