laryngotracheal reconstruction

laryngotracheal reconstruction

ENT Any of the operative techniques used to enlarge and stabilize the upper airway
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Hartnick, "Tissue-engineered cartilage as a graft source for laryngotracheal reconstruction: a pig model," Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, vol.
Utility of two-stage laryngotracheal reconstruction in the management of subglottic stenosis in adults.
Their topics include oral cavity reconstruction, laryngotracheal reconstruction with prefabricated free flaps and tracheal allotransplantation, principles of multidisciplinary care in head and neck cancer treatments, postoperative care and management of surgical complications, and imaging and computer modeling in head and neck reconstruction.
A staged laryngotracheal reconstruction using alloplast (Proplast) in the canine model.
Cheu & Chen et al (6) reported laryngotracheal reconstruction with costal cartilage grafting.
Although there was no optimal duration of stenting following laryngotracheal reconstruction, it was recommended to place the T-tube for three to six months at least.
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.
It allowed his ENT specialist to proceed with laryngotracheal reconstruction (he had a grade 4 complete subglottic stenosis due to intubation trauma during the newborn period).
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.
(15) When an open surgical laryngotracheal reconstruction is considered (i.e., in a patient with a type 3, 4, or 5 injury), it may be wise to establish a long-term, self-sustaining, tube-free tracheostoma and to include it in the reconstructive procedure.
(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.