Management of Larynx and Trachea Donors

  • Duque E
  • Duque J
  • Nieves M
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Abstract

Introduction: Laryngeal transplantation is a possibility for patients with irreversible laryngeal disease, such as complex trauma and larynx cancer. The objective of performing this procedure was to solve problems that these patients face with a laryngectomy. The medical literature has reviews about larynx transplantations, but almost nothing about the larynx donor. The following is our experience on management of these donors. Materials and Methods: Selection criteria was as follows: (1) 18-50 years old; (2) gender and ABO blood type matched between donor and recipient; (3) No abuse of tobacco, cocaine, and marijuana, (4) tracheal intubation time

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Authors

  • E. Duque

  • J. Duque

  • M. Nieves

  • G. Mejía

  • B. López

  • L. Tintinago

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