Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 58(1): 56-58
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1039207
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A 6.2-cm Tracheal Segment Resection for Tracheal Post-intubation Stenosis

S. Gürkök1 , A. Gozubuyuk1 , U. Coskun2 , O. Yucel1 , H. Caylak1 , M. Dakak1 , O. Genc1
  • 1Thoracic Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2Physical Rehabilitation and Care Unite, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
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Publication History

received April 29, 2008

Publication Date:
13 January 2010 (online)

Abstract

Post-intubation tracheal stenosis is a clinical problem caused by regional ischemic necrosis of the airway. The outcome of a long tracheal segment resection (6.2 cm) in a patient with post-intubation stenosis is presented.

References

Dr. Sedat Gürkök, Assistant Professor

Gulhane Military Medical Academy
Thoracic Surgery

GMMA Thoracic Surgery Department

06018 Ankara

Turkey

Phone: + 90 31 23 04 51 72

Fax: + 90 31 23 04 29 00

Email: sedatgurkok@gmail.com