Assessment of children with vascular ring

Tola H., Ozturk E., Yildiz O., Erek E., Haydin S., Turkvatan A., ...More

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.59, no.2, pp.134-140, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.13101
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-140
  • Keywords: children, diagnosis, treatment, vascular ring, DOUBLE AORTIC-ARCH, SURGICAL-TREATMENT, EXPERIENCE, DIAGNOSIS, ANOMALIES
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


BackgroundVascular rings may cause pressure on the trachea and/or esophagus of varying degree, resulting in symptoms. This study assessed the presentation symptoms, diagnostic methods and treatment results after surgery in children with vascular ring.