To stent or not to stent? A meta-analysis of endonasal congenital bilateral choanal atresia repair.

@article{Strychowsky2016ToSO,
  title={To stent or not to stent? A meta-analysis of endonasal congenital bilateral choanal atresia repair.},
  author={Julie E. Strychowsky and Kosuke Kawai and Ethan Moritz and Reza Rahbar and Eelam A. Adil},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2016},
  volume={126 1},
  pages={218-27}
}
OBJECTIVES The use of nasal stents as a postoperative adjunct following repair of choanal atresia remains controversial. The study objective was to systematically review the literature regarding the efficacy and safety of stenting following transnasal endoscopic repair of bilateral choanal atresia. STUDY DESIGN Systematic review with meta-analysis. METHODS A comprehensive search in PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library was conducted. Inclusion criteria included articles written… CONTINUE READING
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