Aortopexy for the treatment of tracheomalacia in children: review of the literature

Published on Oct 30, 2012in Italian Journal of Pediatrics2.185
· DOI :10.1186/1824-7288-38-62
Michele Torre22
Estimated H-index: 22
Marcello Carlucci6
Estimated H-index: 6
+ 1 AuthorsMartin J. Elliott67
Estimated H-index: 67
(GOSH: Great Ormond Street Hospital)
Severe tracheomalacia presents a significant challenge for Paediatricians, Intensivists, Respiratory Physicians, Otolaryngologists and Paediatric Surgeons. The treatment of tracheomacia remains controversial, but aortopexy is considered by most to be one of the best options. We conducted a review of the English literature relating to aortopexy.
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