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Successfully treated postbronchoplasty bronchial stenosis using short-interval repeated endobronchial balloon dilation.
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PMID:  22231793     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 63-year-old man with a history of lung cancer underwent lobectomy of the right upper lobe and bronchoplasty. At the 2-month follow-up, bronchial stenosis due to a granuloma was observed. Endoscopic débridement and balloon dilation were performed. At 1 month after the dilation, atelectasis occurred owing to cicatricial stenosis. We repeated balloon dilation, but the patient suffered from cicatricial restenosis. After a failed stent placement, balloon dilation was then performed every 2 weeks under local anesthesia; the stenosis was resolved after performing dilation 7 times. Short-term repeated balloon dilation was effective in this case.
Takekazu Iwata; Hisami Yamakawa; Taiki Fujiwara; Yukiko Matsui; Michio Fujino
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1863-6713     ISO Abbreviation:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101303952     Medline TA:  Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Chiba East National Hospital, 673 Nitona-cho, chuo-ku, Chiba, 260-8712, Japan,
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