Vascular anomalies causing tracheoesophageal compression. Review of experience in children.

@article{Backer1989VascularAC,
  title={Vascular anomalies causing tracheoesophageal compression. Review of experience in children.},
  author={Carl Lewis Backer and Michel N. Ilbawi and Farouk S. Idriss and Serafin Y Deleon},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={725-31}
}
Two hundred four infants and children (mean age 13 months) have undergone operation for the relief of tracheoesophageal obstruction resulting from vascular anomalies. One hundred thirteen patients had complete vascular rings (group I), 61 with double aortic arch and 52 with right aortic arch with a left ligamentum. Nine patients had a pulmonary artery sling (group II), 71 had innominate artery compression (group III), and 11 had miscellaneous anomalies (group IV). Patients were admitted with… CONTINUE READING

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