Respiratory support with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during stenting of tracheobronchomalacia

Timothy J. George, Karly P. Knudsen, Neel R. Sodha, Claude A. Beaty, David Feller-Kopman, Ashish S. Shah, Lonny Yarmus

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Abstract

A subset of patients with severe airway disease cannot be adequately supported with conventional mechanical ventilation during complex airway procedures. We report the successful respiratory support of a patient with severe tracheobronchomalacia with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during rigid bronchoscopy with stent removal and stent placement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1736-1737
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume94
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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