A proposed grading system for post-intubation tracheal stenosis.
Azizollah Abbasi Dezfouli
Mohammad Behgam Shadmehr
Seyed Reza Saghebi
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Tracheal stenosis is still a serious consequence of endotracheal intubation. Previous classification systems are commonly descriptive and are not intended to deal with management approach. The aim of this study was to present a classification system for post intubation tracheal stenosis and evaluate its efficacy in distinguishing critically ill patients who need surgical intervention.