What is airway dilation?

Also known as: endoscopic airway dilation, tracheal dilation.

If the subglottis or trachea are narrowed and leading to breathing problems, airway dilation is a potential treatment for these problems. The procedure involves using an endoscope to enlarge the airway.

Reviewed by: Brian Ho, MD

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