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
Subglottic Stenosis - Studies from Jichi Medical University Update Current Data on Subglottic Stenosis
2013 NOV 9 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pediatrics Week -- Researchers detail new data in Subglottic Stenosis. According to news reporting out of Tochigi, Japan, by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "Although many advances have improved the treatment of congenital and acquired laryngotracheal stenosis in children over the past two decades, the therapeutic decision-making process remains challenging for pediatric surgeons and otolaryngologists. ...read more
Subglottic Stenosis - New Subglottic Stenosis Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at Department of Surgery
2013 SEP 14 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pediatrics Week -- Research findings on Subglottic Stenosis are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Kobe, Japan, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "Congenital subglottic stenosis is a rare anomaly caused by thickened cricoid cartilage. We report our surgical techniques, comprising anterior cricoid split (ACS), laryngotracheoplasty (LTP), KTP laser ablation, and application of a tracheal opening retainer (TOR) into the tracheostomy site. ...read more
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