Pediatric thoracic problems: Patent ductus arteriosus, vascular rings, congenital tracheal stenosis, and pectus deformities

Hyde M. Russell, Carl L. Backer*

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Abstract

In this article the authors examine 4 diseases specific to thoracic surgery in children: patent ductus arteriosus, vascular rings, congenital tracheal stenosis, and pectus deformities. The pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and results of contemporary surgical management are discussed for each diagnosis. Surgical techniques are described and illustrated in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1091-1113
Number of pages23
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Volume90
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2010

Keywords

  • Chest
  • Congenital
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Pectus
  • Pediatric
  • Surgery
  • Trachea
  • Vascular rings

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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