slide tracheoplasty

slide tracheoplasty

an operation for the repair of long tracheal stenosis in which anterior and posterior flaps of tracheal wall are advanced vertically and sutured together to reconstruct the tracheal lumen.

slide tracheoplasty

surgical treatment of tracheal stenosis by dividing the stenosis at the midpoint, incising the segments vertically on opposite anterior and posterior surfaces, and sliding the segments together to create an anastomosis with a widened lumen.

slide tra·che·o·plas·ty

(slīd trā'kē-ō-plas-tē)
An operation for the repair of long tracheal stenosis in which anterior and posterior sliding flaps of the tracheal wall are sutured together to reconstruct the tracheal lumen.
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16) These techniques include tracheal resection, pericardial tracheoplasty, cartilage tracheoplasty, slide tracheoplasty, tracheal homograft, and tracheal autograft.
Prof Elliott, Great Ormond Street's director of cardiothoracic surgery, offered to perform a slide tracheoplasty.
9) The reconstruction surgeries that can be performed on long-segment stenosis are slide tracheoplasty, (12,13) pericardial patch tracheoplasty, (14) and costal cartilage tracheoplasty.
Slide tracheoplasty for congenital funnel-shaped tracheal stenosis.
The sling was repaired and a slide tracheoplasty was performed.