Endobronchial stenting in a two-month-old infant with bronchial compression secondary to tetralogy of Fallot and absent pulmonary valve


Saygili A., Aytekin C., Boyvat F., Barutcu Ö. , Mercan S., Tokel K.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.46, no.3, pp.268-271, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.268-271

Abstract

Bronchial compression due to pulmonary artery dilation is an important problem in infants with congenital heart disease, and can complicate the postoperative course. In recent years, airway stenting has become a popular treatment for these cases. We achieved success with endobronchial stenting in a two-month-old infant with bronchial compression caused by a dilated pulmonary artery.