Tracheoplasty for long segment congenital tracheal stenosis: analysis of 29 patients over two decades.

PURPOSE The authors determined the long-term outcome of patients who underwent surgical repair of long-segment congenital tracheal stenosis (LCTS) and compared the quality of cartilage graft and slide tracheoplasty techniques. METHODS Twenty-nine patients underwent surgical repair of LCTS at 29 days to 9 years of age. In 26 patients, more than 50% of the… CONTINUE READING