A pilot study of balloon dilation in an animal model resulting in cricoid cartilage fracture: Implications for the stenotic pediatric airway Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Catheterization
  • Cricoid Cartilage

abstract

  • No fractures occurred when balloon dilation was performed with a balloon 0.6 mm or smaller than the measured subglottic diameter. Fractures of the cricoid occurred when balloon dilation was performed with a balloon 1.6 mm or larger than the subglottic diameter.

publication date

  • October 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/lary.21066

PubMed ID

  • 20740502

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2094

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 120

number

  • 10