Tracheoplasty for tracheal stenosis in the pediatric burned patient.

Until recently, the only therapy available for a tracheal stricture has been repeated dilations of the stenotic area or resection and anastomosis. Upper-airway burns in the pediatric patient have occasionally resulted in tracheal stenosis. Two children with a long tracheal stenosis secondary to inhalation injury have been successfully treated surgically. A… (More)