laryngotracheal reconstruction

laryngotracheal reconstruction

ENT Any of the operative techniques used to enlarge and stabilize the upper airway
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The effect of gastroesophageal reflux on laryngotracheal reconstruction.
25,37) Reflux increases the risk of stenosis in animal models and is assumed to account for a significant number of patients in whom laryngotracheal reconstruction fails.
7%) underwent an anterior cricoid split, (7) and three others were treated with laryngotracheal reconstruction.
The cysts were later recognized during laryngotracheal reconstruction (2 patients), on direct micro-laryngobronchoscopy (1 patient), and at autopsy (1 patient).
1,9) A long-term, tube-free, flap tracheotomy in conjunction with laryngotracheal reconstruction is recommended for more severe cases in order to avoid a tube's adverse effects on the healing processes.
15) When an open surgical laryngotracheal reconstruction is considered (i.
6) In this article, we discuss the results of laryngotracheal reconstruction procedures that involved the use of muscle-pedicle hyoid bone as a grafting material.
The primary aim of laryngotracheal reconstruction is to establish an adequate airway by creating a wide lumen with an epithelial lining and a flexible structure that does not collapse during respiration.
In 20 chapters, otolaryngologists and anesthesiologists from the US address otitis media, sensorineural hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction, cochlear implants, facial nerve paralysis, infectious and inflammatory disorders of the tonsils and adenoid, obstructive sleep apnea, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, anesthesia, tracheostomy, esophageal and swallowing disorders, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, inflammatory airway disease, upper airway obstruction, voice issues, laryngotracheal reconstruction, neck infections, congenital neck masses, and malignant neck tumors.
Laryngotracheal reconstruction in congenital laryngeal webs and atresias.
The choice of specific approach--which may include either thyrotomy with a keel stent, a laryngotracheal reconstruction with a stent, or a single-stage laryngotracheoplasty--depends on the type of lesion.
Adjunctive measures for successful laryngotracheal reconstruction.