Airway Complications Following Lung Transplantation

Jonathan Puchalski, Hans J Lee, Daniel H. Sterman

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Abstract

There are 6 major types of airway complications following lung transplantation: necrosis and dehiscence, infection, granulation tissue formation, malacia, fistulae, and stenosis. This article reviews the risk factors for developing airway complications after lung transplantation, the clinical features of the complications, and treatment options for these problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)357-366
Number of pages10
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Lung Transplantation
Granulation Tissue
Fistula
Pathologic Constriction
Necrosis
Infection

Keywords

  • Anastomosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lung transplant
  • Stenosis
  • Stent

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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Airway Complications Following Lung Transplantation. / Puchalski, Jonathan; Lee, Hans J; Sterman, Daniel H.

In: Clinics in Chest Medicine, Vol. 32, No. 2, 06.2011, p. 357-366.

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Puchalski, Jonathan ; Lee, Hans J ; Sterman, Daniel H. / Airway Complications Following Lung Transplantation. In: Clinics in Chest Medicine. 2011 ; Vol. 32, No. 2. pp. 357-366.
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