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Paediatric airway reconstruction: experience from seven cases

Asha'ari, Zamzil Amin and Sheikh Ab. Hamid, Suzina (2008) Paediatric airway reconstruction: experience from seven cases. In: 7th European Laryngological Society Congress 2008, 29-31 May 2008, Barcelona, Spain.

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Objective: To analyse difficulties and outcome of pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction using cartilage graft for severe subglottic stenosis Methods: Retrospective analysis of all laryngotracheal reconstruction since the past 3 years from 2003-2006. Results: Seven cases altogether, age ranging from one to thirteen years. All had grade iii and above Myer-Cotton classification for subglottic stenosis. In average, each patients requires 6 to 7 procedures under general anaesthesia before successful decannulation. All cases of grade iii stenosis were successfully decannulated within one year from reconstruction. One grade IV stenosis was decannulated slightly later after 18 months.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech/Talk)
Additional Information: 5556/26109
Uncontrolled Keywords: paediatric
Subjects: R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Depositing User: Dr ZAMZIL AMIN ASHA'ARI
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2013 16:16
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2013 16:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26109

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