UNIGE document Scientific Article
previous document  unige:101430  next document
add to browser collection
Title

Tracheal agenesis: optimization of computed tomography diagnosis by airway ventilation

Authors
Cristallo Lacalamita, Marirosa
Martino, Antonella
show hidden authors show all authors [1 - 9]
Published in Pediatric Radiology. 2017
Abstract Tracheal agenesis is a rare and often lethal congenital defect that leads to airway emergency at birth. Computed tomography (CT) is the modality of choice to evaluate anomalous tracheal anatomy. The absence of spontaneous aeration of the tracheobronchial tree in children with tracheal agenesis makes CT interpretation difficult. We describe a procedure of airway management applied in two newborns with suspected tracheal agenesis. Correct airway management was performed immediately prior to CT examination by airway ventilation, with bag-valve mask alone in one case, and attached to an endotracheal tube placed into the esophagus in the other case. The images allowed for classification of tracheal agenesis. Computed tomography with appropriate airway ventilation is fundamental for the diagnosis of tracheal agenesis.
Identifiers
PMID: 29147912
Full text
Article (Published version) (5.9 MB) - document accessible for UNIGE members only Limited access to UNIGE
Structures
Research groups Radiologie neuro-diagnostique et neuro-interventionnelle en pédiatrie (842)
Recherche clinique en chirurgie pédiatrique (886)
Citation
(ISO format)
CRISTALLO LACALAMITA, Marirosa et al. Tracheal agenesis: optimization of computed tomography diagnosis by airway ventilation. In: Pediatric Radiology, 2017. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:101430

59 hits

0 download

Update

Deposited on : 2018-01-16

Export document
Format :
Citation style :