Prolonged tracheal intubation in an infant with tracheomalacia secondary to a vascular ring. A useful adjunct to treatment?

Anaesthesia. 1995 Apr;50(4):341-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.1995.tb04612.x.


We report a case in which the trachea of a 3-week-old infant with a double aortic arch and secondary tracheomalacia was intubated for nearly 10 months prior to tracheal surgery. Postoperatively no complications relating to surgery or intubation were seen.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intubation, Intratracheal*
  • Time Factors
  • Tracheal Diseases / etiology
  • Tracheal Diseases / surgery
  • Tracheal Diseases / therapy*