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

CASE REPORT

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: 01-12-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

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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