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Tracheal laceration following double-lumen intubation during Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18577528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a 48-year-old man with an iatrogenic membranous tracheal wall rupture after double-lumen intubation during Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy is presented. Tracheal injury was successfully managed surgically with the use of a bovine pericardial patch and reinforcement with the gastric conduit which was moved toward the posterior wall of the membranous trachea sealing the wall laceration.
Nikolaos Barbetakis; Georgios Samanidis; Dimitrios Paliouras; Christodoulos Tsilikas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-06-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-19     Completed Date:  2008-12-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  866-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenio Cancer Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Iatrogenic Disease*
Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Pericardium / transplantation
Trachea / injuries*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Comment In:
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2008 Oct;7(5):868; discussion 868   [PMID:  18801812 ]

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