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The purpose of the technical report consists in showing opportunity and efficiency of thoracoscopic treatment of tracheomalacia at children.

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Yu. A. Kozlov

Irkutsk Municipal Pediatric Clinical Hospital

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Russian Federation

V. A. Novozhilov

Irkutsk Municipal Pediatric Clinical Hospital; Irkutsk State Medical Academy of Continuing Education

Russian Federation


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