Type 1 laryngeal cleft: establishing a functional diagnostic and management algorithm.

@article{Chien2006Type1L,
  title={Type 1 laryngeal cleft: establishing a functional diagnostic and management algorithm.},
  author={Wade Chien and Jean E. Ashland and Kenan E Haver and Stephen C Hardy and Paula Curren and Christopher J. Hartnick},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2006},
  volume={70 12},
  pages={2073-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To report our experience with all patients diagnosed with type 1 laryngeal cleft over a period of 3 years in our referral practice and to describe a functional diagnostic and management algorithm for children with this disorder. METHODS A prospective longitudinal study in a tertiary care referral center. Twenty pediatric patients diagnosed with type 1 laryngeal cleft in a 3-year period (5/1/2002-5/1/2005) were included in this study. The incidence, presenting symptoms, diagnostic… CONTINUE READING