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Surgery for Acute Complicated Tracheal Stenosis

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Tracheal stenosis is a serious, life-threatening disease with increasing incidence. Among these stenoses, the number of complicated tracheal lesions, where a resection and anastomosis is not successful or not applicable, is also increasing significantly. These acute situations often need to be managed by a combined surgical technique. The present paper is dedicated to this topic; the management of combined surgical and endoscopic technique in case of complicated long tracheal stenosis.

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A. Pereszlenyi, "Surgery for Acute Complicated Tracheal Stenosis," Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 58-62. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2012.23013.

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