Subglottic Stenosis - Findings from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Provides New Data about Subglottic Stenosis
2014 MAR 29 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pediatrics Week -- Investigators publish new report on Subglottic Stenosis. According to news reporting originating in Bethesda, Maryland, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) is an inviting, noninvasive option to manage pediatric subglottic stenosis that could preclude the need for tracheostomy and/or laryngeal-tracheal reconstruction (LTR). However, treatment outcomes and patient selection criteria are not well described. ...read more
Subglottic Stenosis - Reports Outline Subglottic Stenosis Study Results from Sheffield Children's Hospital
2014 MAR 22 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pediatrics Week -- Current study results on Subglottic Stenosis have been published. According to news reporting out of Sheffield, United Kingdom, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Subglottic stenosis is a narrowing of the endolarynx and maybe classified as congenital (primary) or acquired (secondary). Congenital stenosis maybe caused by a small cricoid cartilage, thick submucosa or other laryngeal abnormalities and remains a well-known cause of stridor in infancy. ...read more
Subglottic Stenosis - Findings from University of Washington Provide New Insights into Subglottic Stenosis
2014 FEB 1 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pediatrics Week -- Data detailed on Subglottic Stenosis have been presented. According to news originating from Seattle, Washington, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "IMPORTANCE Children with poor muscle tone may demonstrate upper airway obstruction due to several mechanisms including obstructive sleep apnea, laryngopharyngeal reflux, and laryngomalacia. Though hypotonia has been shown to compromise the pediatric airway, and some authors suggest that neurologic deficits can compromise the success of laryngotracheal reconstruction (LTR), to our knowledge no studies have evaluated the effect of neurologic diagnoses or hypotonia on outcomes in LTR. ...read more
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