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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation|
|State||Published - Apr 29 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine