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Bronchoscopic management of sarcoidosis related bronchial stenosis with adjunctive topical mitomycin C.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20494068     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 58-year-old woman with multiple proximal airway stenoses due to sarcoidosis failed to improve with steroid therapy. After bronchoscopic balloon dilation with adjunctive topical mitomycin C, there was symptomatic improvement and preserved patency of the airways one month later. However, the patient's effort tolerance gradually deteriorated subsequently, and a repeat bronchoscopy one year later showed recurrence of airway stenosis.
Felicia Teo; Devanand Anantham; David Feller-Kopman; Armin Ernst
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  89     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-24     Completed Date:  2010-06-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2005-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
2010 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Topical
Bronchial Diseases / etiology*,  therapy*
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
Constriction, Pathologic
Middle Aged
Mitomycin / administration & dosage*
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors / administration & dosage*
Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary / complications*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors; 50-07-7/Mitomycin

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