J Rhinol.  2009 Nov;16(2):81-86.

Treatment of Bilateral Choanal Atresia in the Neonate

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  • 1Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. rhinochung@skku.edu

Abstract

Bilateral choanal atresia in the neonate should be corrected surgically as soon as possible after maintaining the airway with Mc-Govern nipple. The treatment of choice is the transnasal endoscopic removal of the atretic plate including posterior inferiorpart of the bony nasal septum using microdebrider and drill. Although many authors propose not using postoperative stent, thismight not be applied to the neonatal bilateral cases. A description of the practical stenting technigue will be provided.

Keyword

Infant; Newborm; Choanal atresia/surgeny; Stents
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