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Bronchoscopic diagnosis of an extensive tracheal laceration.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16768784     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tracheal lacerations resulting from endotracheal intubation are extremely rare. We report a case where the initial diagnosis was misled by the radiological findings. Our case uniquely emphasizes several issues pertinent to the management of tracheal lacerations. We review the published works on this topic and emphasize the role of fibre-optic bronchoscopy in the assessment of airway injuries before operative management.
Authors:
Derek Chen; Mark Edwards
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  ANZ journal of surgery     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1445-1433     ISO Abbreviation:  ANZ J Surg     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-13     Completed Date:  2006-12-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101086634     Medline TA:  ANZ J Surg     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  534-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, Western Australia, Australia. derek.chen@health.wa.gov.au
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bronchoscopy*
Female
Humans
Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects*
Lacerations / diagnosis*,  etiology*,  therapy
Trachea / injuries*

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