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Double-barrel reconstruction for complex bronchial disruption due to blunt thoracic trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19932279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We herein present a case of a 20-year-old man who presented with complex rupture of bronchus after blunt chest trauma. The involvement of both the main bronchus and right upper bronchus separately is unusual. Emergency double-barrel bronchial reconstruction was performed with complete preservation of the right lung. Such a serious bronchial injury with a positive outcome has not been reported so far. The features of this uncommon entity are discussed.
Masaya Tamura; Makoto Oda; Isao Matsumoto; Hideki Fujimori; Yosuke Shimizu; Go Watanabe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  88     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-25     Completed Date:  2010-01-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2008-10     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of General and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Kanazawa, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Anastomosis, Surgical / methods
Bronchi / injuries*,  surgery
Follow-Up Studies
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods*
Thoracic Injuries / diagnosis,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Trauma Severity Indices
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / diagnosis,  surgery*
Young Adult

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