Laryngotracheal reconstruction


Book Section

© 2005 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Following the introduction of prolonged endotracheal intubation for infants with premature lungs in the mid-1960s, the incidence of laryngotracheal stenosis began to rise. Advances in the surgical management of these infants and children have steadily progressed since that time,1 paradoxically corresponding with a current decrease in overall incidence as better awareness and medical advances have significantly reduced the number of children requiring prolonged intubation. It is incumbent, therefore, for physicians who choose to care for these children to remain aware of ongoing advancements while also continuing to develop and maintain their skills.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hulka, GF; Wohl, DL

Published Date

  • January 1, 2005

Book Title

  • Complications in Pediatric Otolaryngology

Start / End Page

  • 405 - 413

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 0824724372

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780824724375

Citation Source

  • Scopus