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Iatrogenic tracheobronchial rupture.

Paraschiv M - J Med Life (2014)

Bottom Line: Iatrogenic tracheobronchial ruptures most frequently occur during tracheal intubation, but they can also be produced during tracheobronchial endoscopy or thoracic surgery.There are also less symptomatic presentations.The therapeutic approach can be differentiated, surgical or conservative, although the criteria are not universally accepted.

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Affiliation: General Surgery Clinic, "Bagdasar-Arseni" Emergency Hospital, Bucharest.

ABSTRACT
Iatrogenic tracheobronchial ruptures most frequently occur during tracheal intubation, but they can also be produced during tracheobronchial endoscopy or thoracic surgery. The clinical presentation can be brutal, with respiratory failure, cervical emphysema, pneumothorax and hemoptysis. There are also less symptomatic presentations. The diagnosis is confirmed by bronchoscopy. The therapeutic approach can be differentiated, surgical or conservative, although the criteria are not universally accepted. This article aims to review the indications and therapeutic options.

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Intrathoracic tracheal rupture produced by overinflation of the cuff. Approach by right postero-lateral thoracotomy. Trachea exposed after dividing the azygos vein, intubated through the rupture. The esophagus is encircled and tractioned
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Figure 7: Intrathoracic tracheal rupture produced by overinflation of the cuff. Approach by right postero-lateral thoracotomy. Trachea exposed after dividing the azygos vein, intubated through the rupture. The esophagus is encircled and tractioned


Iatrogenic tracheobronchial rupture.

Paraschiv M - J Med Life (2014)

Intrathoracic tracheal rupture produced by overinflation of the cuff. Approach by right postero-lateral thoracotomy. Trachea exposed after dividing the azygos vein, intubated through the rupture. The esophagus is encircled and tractioned
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Figure 7: Intrathoracic tracheal rupture produced by overinflation of the cuff. Approach by right postero-lateral thoracotomy. Trachea exposed after dividing the azygos vein, intubated through the rupture. The esophagus is encircled and tractioned
Bottom Line: Iatrogenic tracheobronchial ruptures most frequently occur during tracheal intubation, but they can also be produced during tracheobronchial endoscopy or thoracic surgery.There are also less symptomatic presentations.The therapeutic approach can be differentiated, surgical or conservative, although the criteria are not universally accepted.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: General Surgery Clinic, "Bagdasar-Arseni" Emergency Hospital, Bucharest.

ABSTRACT
Iatrogenic tracheobronchial ruptures most frequently occur during tracheal intubation, but they can also be produced during tracheobronchial endoscopy or thoracic surgery. The clinical presentation can be brutal, with respiratory failure, cervical emphysema, pneumothorax and hemoptysis. There are also less symptomatic presentations. The diagnosis is confirmed by bronchoscopy. The therapeutic approach can be differentiated, surgical or conservative, although the criteria are not universally accepted. This article aims to review the indications and therapeutic options.

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Related in: MedlinePlus