Pediatr Surg Int (2017) 33:939–953 DOI 10.1007/s00383-017-4098-z ORIGINAL ARTICLE Treatment of congenital pulmonary airway malformations: a systematic review from the APSA outcomes and evidence based practice committee 1 2 3 • • • Cynthia D. Downard Casey M. Calkins Regan F. Williams 4 3 5 6 • • • • Elizabeth J. Renaud Tim Jancelewicz Julia Grabowski Roshni Dasgupta 7 8 9 10 • • • • Milissa McKee Robert Baird Mary T. Austin Meghan A. Arnold 11 12 13 • • Adam B. Goldin Julia Shelton Saleem Islam Accepted: 30 May 2017 / Published online: 6 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract available literature, resection of an asymptomatic CPAM is Purpose Variation in management characterizes treatment controversial, and when performed is usually completed of infants with a congenital pulmonary airway malforma- within the ﬁrst six months of life. Lobectomy remains the tion (CPAM). This review addresses six clinically appli- standard resection method for CPAM, and can be per- cable questions using available evidence to provide formed thoracoscopically or via thoracotomy. There is no recommendations for the treatment of these patients. consensus regarding a monitoring protocol for observing Methods Questions regarding the management of a pediatric asymptomatic lesions,
Pediatric Surgery International – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 6, 2017
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