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Table 3 Instrumental findings detected in patients undergone to CT with contrast enhancement and flexible laringotracheobronchoscopy

From: Respiratory problems in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula

Findings LTBS, n (%) CT scan, n (%)
Total 53 Total 29
Tracheomalacia 35 (66%) 5 (17%)
Tracheal diverticulum 14 (26%) 10 (34%)
Lobar atelectasis 0 12 (41%)
Recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula 10 (19%) 2 (7%)
Bronchiectasis 0 9 (31%)
Tracheal vascular compression 3 (6%) 6 (21%)
Vocal cord paresis 6 (11%) 0
Bronchial stenosis 2 (4%) 4 (14%)
Esophageal diverticulum 0 4 (14%)
Subglottic stenosis 3 (6%) 2 (7%)
Pulmonary hypoplasia 0 3 (10%)
Larynx cleft 2 (4%) 0
Bronchomalacia 1 (2%) 1 (3%)
Coanal stenosis 1 (2%) 0
Laryngomalacia 1 (2%) 0
Vocal cord nodule 1 (2%) 0