Treatment of congenital tracheal stenosis by balloon-expandable metallic stents in paediatric intensive care unit.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of balloon-expandable metallic stents in the treatment of children with congenital tracheal stenosis in whom conventional therapy has failed. From 2010 to 2011, balloon-expandable metallic stents were implanted into the trachea of eight infants aged 2-20 months in the paediatric intensive care unit. The infants… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivs018

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