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VOLUME 12 , ISSUE 4 ( December, 2008 ) > List of Articles


Post intubation tracheal stenosis

Sajal De, Sarmishtha De

Keywords : Balloon bronchoplasty, post intubation tracheal injury, web like stenosis

Citation Information : De S, De S. Post intubation tracheal stenosis. Indian J Crit Care Med 2008; 12 (4):194-197.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.45081

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; The Author(s).


Tracheal stenosis following prolonged intubation is a relatively rare but a serious problem. However, some degree of airway injury is common following intubation, no matter whether it is prolonged or of short duration. Here, we are reporting a fifty six year old male patient who developed multiple web like tracheal stenosis following intubation with high volume low pressure cuff endotracheal tube. Subsequently, the stenosis was successfully dilated by balloon bronchoplasty.

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