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Tracheobronchial injuries from blunt trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16768706     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Tracheobronchial injuries from trauma can be life threatening. We present a case report of a 23-year-old man who suffered a left main bronchus transection after a motorbike accident. The diagnostic and management issues surrounding tracheobronchial injuries are reviewed. Early diagnosis and treatment lead to the best outcome, with almost complete return of pulmonary function.
Edward H N Wong; Simon Knight
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  ANZ journal of surgery     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1445-1433     ISO Abbreviation:  ANZ J Surg     Publication Date:  2006 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-13     Completed Date:  2006-11-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101086634     Medline TA:  ANZ J Surg     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  414-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchi / injuries*
Trachea / injuries*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / diagnosis*,  surgery*

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