Excision of a Suprastomal Granuloma following Paediatric Tracheostomy- How we do it

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Suprastomal granulomas following a paediatric tracheostomy are frequently encountered. The removal of significant suprastomal granulomas is important when considering decannulation and for safety reasons in long-term tracheostomies. Several open and endoscopic techniques have been described to manage this challenging clinical problem, with the maintenance and safeguarding of the airway being of paramount importance during any such procedure. We describe our method for suprastomal granuloma removal, employing a per-stomal approach using a laminectomy ronjeurs, in intubated children.

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