ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE, vol.20, no.1, pp.31-37, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)
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ADVANCES IN CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Background. Proliferating scar tissue and strictures, which are still serious problems of tracheal surgery, are caused by an inflammatory reaction with subsequent edema and granulation tissue. Tracheal stenosis leads to severe morbidity and multiple surgical operations are sometimes needed in those patients.