publication . Other literature type . Conference object . Article . 2015 . Embargo end date: 25 Mar 2015

Biodegradable SX-ELLA tracheal stent as a new minimally invasive solution for severe tracheomalacia in newborns

Sztanó, Balazs; Rácz, Gábor; Szegesdi, Ilona; Rovó, László;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House
Abstract
Introduction: The solution of severe tracheomalacia in early childhood means a great challenge even nowadays. The dyspnea often requires an immediate surgical investigation. Unfortunately, tracheal segmentresection and replacement of the tracheal wall, which methods are widely used in adults, are really hard to be performed at this age because of the patients’ small size. The babies’ tissues are so thin and mild, so the application of classical airway stents has a high risk of intrathoracal injury. After the encouraging animal studies the new, self-expanding biodegradable stents has been recently introduced as treatment of benign airway stenosis. Methods: We app...
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Medical Subject Headings: equipment and supplies
free text keywords: 610 Medical sciences; Medicine, ddc: 610
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publication . Other literature type . Conference object . Article . 2015 . Embargo end date: 25 Mar 2015

Biodegradable SX-ELLA tracheal stent as a new minimally invasive solution for severe tracheomalacia in newborns

Sztanó, Balazs; Rácz, Gábor; Szegesdi, Ilona; Rovó, László;