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VOLUME 26 , ISSUE 7 ( July, 2022 ) > List of Articles


Tracheobronchial Injury: Role of Virtual Bronchoscopy

Amandeep Kaur, Vikram Pal Singh, Parshotam Lal Gautam, Manender Kumar Singla, M Ravi Krishna

Keywords : Bronchopleural fistula, Cardiopulmonary bypass, Tracheobronchial injury

Citation Information : Kaur A, Singh VP, Gautam PL, Singla MK, Krishna MR. Tracheobronchial Injury: Role of Virtual Bronchoscopy. Indian J Crit Care Med 2022; 26 (7):879-880.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24271

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 15-07-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


A tracheobronchial avulsion is a very rare and serious condition that occurs mostly due to blunt trauma chest caused by high-speed traffic accidents. In this article, we present a challenging case of a 20-year-old male who had a right tracheobronchial transection with carinal tear which was repaired on cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) through right thoracotomy. Challenges faced and a review of literature will be discussed.

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