Resection and Anastomosis for Laryngotracheal Stenosis in Wegener’s Granulomatosis: Case Report


Department of Thoracic Surgery, NRITLD, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, TEHRAN-IRAN.


ent of the airway stenosis due to Wegener’s Granulomatosis Disease (WGD) is controversial. A 37-year-old woman with WGD and severe subglottic stenosis was treated successfully by resection and anastomosis of the subglottic area. Twelve months after the operation, she enjoys normal breathing and near normal voice. (Tanaffos 2002; 1(4): 73-76)