Tracheobronchomalacia

Pediatric Airway Stent Designed to Facilitate Mucus Transport and Atraumatic Removal

Author(s): Junhyoung Ha, Abhijit Mondal, Zhanyue Zhao, Aditya K. Kaza, Pierre E. Dupont
Pediatric Airway Stent Designed to Facilitate Mucus Transport and Atraumatic Removal 780 435 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

The standard treatment for tracheobronchomalacia in infants and children is to use positive pressure ventilation to prevent airway collapse. With a treatment period of 3-9 months, maintaining a child on…

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