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Title: Management of acute laryngeal trauma
Authors: Delaere, Pierre ×
Feenstra, Louw #
Issue Date: Jan-1996
Series Title: Acta Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica Belgica vol:49 issue:4 pages:347-9
Abstract: Accurate assessment of the extent of an acute laryngotracheal injury has permitted treatment ranging from observation to open reduction. The keystones for successful treatment of acute laryngeal trauma and hence for prevention of laryngeal stenosis are: Accurate evaluation of the larynx using laryngoscopy and CT scanning. Immediate airway management to provide a safe airway. Repair of displaced laryngeal fractures and mucosal lacerations with the placement of a soft silicone stent in the severe cases.
ISSN: 0001-6497
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Experimental Oto-rhino-laryngology
Laboratory of Experimental Transplantation
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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