Laryngotracheal stenosis is an umbrella term for a wide and heterogeneous group of very rare conditions. The population incidence of adult post-intubation laryngotracheal stenosis which is the commonest benign sub-type of this condition is approximately 1 in 200,000 adults per year. The main causes of adult laryngotracheal stenosis are:Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology.
The human larynx plays a pivotal role in airway protection, respiration, and phonation. Laryngeal disorders can be divided into two categories, benign lesions and malignant lesions. Most benign lesions are treatable with surgery and speech therapy, whereas the malignant lesions require more invasive surgery as well as radiation and chemotherapy.Cited by: 6.
Laryngotracheal stenosis (LTS) is a life threatening, fixed, extrathoracic restriction in pulmonary ventilation. LTS is an umbrella term, encompassing luminal compromise at the level of the larynx, subglottis or trachea, which exists in a watershed of specialty care.Cited by: 82.
Laryngotracheal reconstruction is a surgical procedure that involves expanding or removing parts of the airway to widen a narrowing within it, called laryngotracheal stenosis or subglottic stenosis Contents.
Mar 01, 2015 · Staged laryngotracheoplasty is an option for the reconstruction laryngotracheal stenosis. The experience of Liu and colleagues shows excellent decannulation rat Single-stage surgical repair of benign laryngotracheal stenosis in adults. et al. Fibrocollagen-covered prosthesis for a noncircumferential segmental tracheal replacement.Cited by: 6.