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Partial cricotracheal resection for paediatric subglottic stenosis: update of the Lausanne experience with 129 cases

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Source Name: Eur J Cardiothorac Surg


Kazumichi Yamamoto, Yves Jaquet, Christos Ikonomidis, and Philippe Monnier

Within 34 years, 129 patients with a median age of 2 years underwent PCTR. Eighteen revision operations were necessary. Decannulation and satisfactory respiratory and swallowing function were achieved in over 80%, a good voice, however, in only about two third.

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