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Right mainstem bronchial atresia successfully corrected with slide tracheobronchoplasty
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  • Maria del Mar Romero Lopez,
  • Maria Carratola,
  • Andrew Redmann,
  • Patrick Evers,
  • Foong Lim,
  • Beth Kline-Fath,
  • David Lehenbauer,
  • Beth Rymeski,
  • Cherie Torres-Silva ,
  • Michael J. Rutter
Maria del Mar Romero Lopez
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Maria Carratola
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Andrew Redmann
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Patrick Evers
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Foong Lim
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Beth Kline-Fath
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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David Lehenbauer
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Beth Rymeski
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Cherie Torres-Silva
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Michael J. Rutter
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
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Abstract

Mainstem bronchial atresia (MBA) is a rare and fatal entity with no survivors reported to date. We describe a neonate born at 36 weeks gestational age (GA) with right MBA who underwent successful slide tracheobronchoplasty at 32 days of life. It is theorized that during fetal life a transient fistulous connection developed, allowing right lung decompression and left lung development.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

13 Sep 2020Submitted to Pediatric Pulmonology
14 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
14 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
19 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
03 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Major
12 Oct 20201st Revision Received
12 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
12 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
12 Oct 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
29 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Nov 2020Editorial Decision: Accept