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ALLMedicine™ Laryngomalacia Center

Research & Reviews  164 results

Poor correlation between airway fluoroscopy and rigid bronchoscopic evaluation in paedi...
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Emmett S, Megow A et. al.

May 4th, 2022 - Tracheomalacia is a common congenital condition causing stridor in young children. However, the evaluation of these children remains poorly standardised across institutions. We conducted a retrospective review of all children undergoing an electiv...

Initiation of acid suppression therapy for laryngomalacia.
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Dang S, McCoy JL et. al.

Apr 29th, 2022 - Evidence supporting the use of acid suppression therapy (AST) for laryngomalacia (LM) is limited. The objective of this study was to determine if outpatient-initiated AST for LM was associated with symptom improvement, weight gain, and/or avoidanc...

Laryngeal surgery for congenital laryngomalacia: NSQIP-P analysis of complications.
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Siddiqui AA, Favre NM et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - To evaluate predictors of complications in children with congenital laryngomalacia who underwent laryngeal surgery. Multi-institutional retrospective analysis using the American College of Surgeons-NSQIP-P database (2014-2019). CPT code 31541 and ...

Laryngeal pathologies in dysphonic children with Down Syndrome.
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Hseu AF, Spencer GP et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal abnormality and is associated with a higher incidence of congenital heart defects, which often require surgery within the first year of life. Previous studies have found that children with Down syndrome...

Stridor in the Infant Patient.
Pediatric Clinics of North America; Zalzal HG, Zalzal GH

Mar 27th, 2022 - Stridor is a high-pitched extrathoracic noise associated with turbulent airflow, commonly associated with respiratory distress in infants. Workup for stridor requires evaluation of the upper-respiratory airway, with severe distress requiring evalu...

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Guidelines  1 results

International Pediatric ORL Group (IPOG) laryngomalacia consensus recommendations.
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Carter J, Rahbar R et. al.

Apr 25th, 2016 - To provide recommendations for the comprehensive management of young infants who present with signs or symptoms concerning for laryngomalacia. Expert opinion by the members of the International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG). Consensus reco...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Initiation of Acid Suppression Therapy Prospective Outcomes for Laryngomalacia

Nov 4th, 2021 - Purpose: To determine the outcome differences in patients 6 months and younger with laryngomalacia and dysphagia who are evaluated by speech language therapy (SLP) alone versus those with both SLP evaluation and acid suppression therapy (AST) (fam...

The Genetics of Severe Asthma in Children

Jul 12th, 2021 - Our primary outcome measure is the development of a near fatal asthma exacerbation. Secondary outcome measures will include the duration of continuously nebulized ADRβ2 agonist therapy and the duration of IV ADRβ2 agonist therapy. Children will be...

Transgastrostomal Endoscopies

Dec 11th, 2020 - Pediatric esophagogastroduodenoscopies (EGD) are commonly used for diagnosis and treatment of various GI conditions. Appropriate sedation or anesthesia and analgesia is critical for enhancing the effectiveness and feasibility of EGD. General anest...

Laryngomalacia No Longer An Ambiguity

Feb 5th, 2020 - Laryngomalacia is the most common congenital malformation of the larynx and it is a self-limited disorder. It is the most common cause of stridor in newborns and infants. It results from an abnormal prolapse of supraglottic structures during inspi...

Laryngomalacia Exposed

Feb 5th, 2020 - The most common health complications associated with laryngomalacia were: 1. Gastroesophageal reflux which was presented by arching, choking, gagging, feeding aversion and continuous crying 2. Frequent unilateral eye infections 3. Repeated choking...

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News  8 results

Geneticist Sherlock Solves a Many Year Mystery in Hours (STAT)

May 16th, 2017 - For several years at the start of life, a little boy struggled with many developmental issues, which flummoxed physicians. That's until a geneticist jumped into the fray and solved the mystery in hours, reported STAT. Among many problems, the litt...

Vocal Cord Dysfunction: Unmasking the Asthma Pretender

Nov 18th, 2014 - DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS Distinguishing VCD from other disorders can be challenging. Differential diagnosis should include • Non–vocal cord adduction disorders, such as thyroid goiter, upper airway hemorrhage, caustic ingestion, neoplastic disorders.

Managing snoring: When to consider surgery
Duc A. Tien, MD, Alan Kominsky, MD

Oct 1st, 2014 - Snoring can range in significance from disturbing a bed partner to being a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea, a risk factor for cardiac disease and stroke. Snoring that is unrelated to obstructive sleep apnea may respond to a combination of nonsu.

AAP: Check Kids for Sleep Apnea

Aug 27th, 2012 - Action Points Explain that a new guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends screening all children for snoring and polysomnography for those who regularly snore and have any associated symptoms such as snorting or gasping, daytim...

Supraglottoplasty in Infants Using Sinus Instruments

Nov 26th, 2008 - Conclusion Through-cutting sinus forceps can be used to rapidly and precisely incise and excise aryepiglottic folds of neonates with laryngomalacia. This technique may have technical advantages over the use of microlaryngeal instrumentation or laser.

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