OJTS  Vol.2 No.3 , September 2012
Surgery for Acute Complicated Tracheal Stenosis
Author(s) Arpad Pereszlenyi*
ABSTRACT
Tracheal stenosis is a serious, life-threatening disease with increasing incidence. Among these stenoses, the number of complicated tracheal lesions, where a resection and anastomosis is not successful or not applicable, is also increasing significantly. These acute situations often need to be managed by a combined surgical technique. The present paper is dedicated to this topic; the management of combined surgical and endoscopic technique in case of complicated long tracheal stenosis.

Cite this paper
A. Pereszlenyi, "Surgery for Acute Complicated Tracheal Stenosis," Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 58-62. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2012.23013.
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