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  • Condition: Laryngomalacia
  • Journal: The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
  • Treatment Used: Laryngeal Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 491
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The aim of this study was to identify risk factors and determine perioperative morbidity of children undergoing surgery for laryngomalacia (LM).
  • Condition: Neonates with Persistent or Undiagnosed Respiratory Problems
  • Journal: Indian pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy Directed Interventions
  • Number of Patients: 83
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This study described the utility of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy for the diagnosis and management in the neonatal ICU.
  • Condition: Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS)
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis (MDO)
  • Number of Patients: 24
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This study presented a single center's experience with mandibular distraction osteogenesis (brittle bones; MDO) in Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) patients.
  • Condition: Laryngomalacia
  • Journal: Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Treatment Used: Unilateral vs. Bilateral Supraglottoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 1186
  • Published —
This review of the literature determined the rates of repeat surgery and supraglottic stenosis in unilateral versus bilateral supraglottoplasty for laryngomalacia (softening of the vocal cords).
  • Condition: Severe Tracheobronchomalacia (TBM)
  • Journal: The Laryngoscope
  • Treatment Used: Anterior and Posterior Tracheobronchopexy
  • Number of Patients: 25
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This study determined utility and safety of anterior and posterior tracheopexy in the treatment of severe tracheobronchomalacia (weak trachea; TBM).
  • Condition: Type 1 Laryngeal Cleft
  • Journal: International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
  • Treatment Used: Injection Laryngoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 102
  • Published —
This study evalauted the effect of age on the outcome of injection laryngoplasty (a procedure in which a substance is directly injected into the vocal fold) in patients with type 1 laryngeal cleft (a gap above the vocal cords).
  • Condition: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)
  • Journal: Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale
  • Treatment Used: Glossoepiglottopexy (gep)
  • Number of Patients: 20
  • Published —
This review will assess surgical techniques that have the potential to provide a stable support to the epiglottis without influencing its function during swallowing while preserving laryngeal anatomy and physiology in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)
  • Condition: Laryngomalacia
  • Journal: International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
  • Treatment Used: Supraglottoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This study evaluated the parental perception of swallowing using a newly devised 10-point swallowing index before and after supraglottoplasty in patients with laryngomalacia (softening of the vocal cords).
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