Flexible Bronchoscopy and the Use of Stents

Ko Pen Wang, Atul C. Mehta, J. Francis Turner

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFlexible Bronchoscopy
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405175876
StatePublished - Jan 5 2012


  • Bronchoscopist, training in stent placement and rigid bronchoscopy
  • Flexible bronchoscopy, and use of stents
  • Obstruction degree, effect, assessed prior to stent deployment
  • Palliative therapeutic options, major airway obstruction
  • Stenosis groupings
  • Stent insertion, in benign or malignant condition
  • Stent placement in subglottic, apposition of vocal cords, a challenge
  • Stent placement, and complications
  • Stent types and insertion requirements
  • Stenting of tracheobronchial tree, absolute, relative contraindications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Wang, K. P., Mehta, A. C., & Turner, J. F. (2012). Flexible Bronchoscopy and the Use of Stents. In Flexible Bronchoscopy (pp. 270-285). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444346428.ch19