Removal and repositioning of 'permanent' expandable wire stents in bronchial airway stenosis after lung transplantation

J. R. Sonett, J. V. Conte, Jonathan B Orens, M. Krasna

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Abstract

Significant airway stenosis occurs in 7% to 14% of lung transplant recipients. The use of permanent, nonadjustable, wire mesh stents can be of concern in the transplant recipient with nonmalignant stricture. We report the replacement and repositioning of an expandable wire mesh stent in a double lung transplantation with distal bronchial stenosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)328-330
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Volume17
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

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