Laryngotracheal reconstruction without stenting

by admin on January 27, 2011

About Dr. Rande Lazar

Dr. Rande Lazar is a Memphis Otolaryngologist with a primary focus in pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders, including ear infections, throat infections, tonsil infections, sinus infections and sleep disorders. Dr. Rande Lazar has special expertise in adult and pediatric sleep and snoring disorders and surgery, as well as adult and pediatric sinus disorders. Dr. Rande Lazar is experienced in a wide range of disorders of the ear, nose, throat, sinus, respiratory system and the other head and neck systems, as well as children’s disorders of the larynx (voicebox), and hearing problems.

You can find out more about Dr. Lazar at ENT Memphis.

Laryngotracheal reconstruction without stenting:

Prolonged stenting in pediatric patients seeking treatment for laryngotracheal stenosis is falling out of favor. In this study at the Memphis Ear Nose and Throat blog, Dr. Rande Lazar, a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist in Memphis, TN, investigates one alternative – anterior rib cartilage grafts. Out of 21 patients, only three experienced any complications, and most were discharged home three to five days after surgery. Dr. Lazar reports the techniques, results, and complications of this procedure in the article.

You can read the full white paper here.

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