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Table 1 Patients

From: Biodegradable polydioxanone stents in the treatment of adult patients with tracheal narrowing

Pt. Etiology of narrowing Localization in trachea Type Reduction of lumen cross-section (%) Stents (ø × length, in mm) External fixation of stents Onset of rapid degradation (days)
1 Post-tracheotomy upper and middle third scar stricture and local malacia 50 18 × 70 Yes 88
2 Post-intubation upper and middle third scar stricture 75 18 × 70 No 90
3 Tracheomalacia associated with a. lusoria middle and lower third malacia 90 20 × 70 Yes 92
20 × 70 Yes 85
4 Post–tracheotomy upper third hourglass 75 20 × 50 Yes 94
20 × 50 Yes 86