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Novel management of a large chronic bronchocutaneous fistula after lobectomy

Novel management of a large chronic bronchocutaneous fistula after lobectomy

Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 4(3): 248-249

We describe the successful use of silicone stent for the treatment of chronic bronchocutaneous fistula in a patient with a large stump opening of 20 mm in diameter. A literature review of bronchoscopic treatment of bronchopleural fistula (BPF) is also discussed here.

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Accession: 054673579

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PMID: 17670402

DOI: 10.1510/icvts.2004.101998

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