Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 19th, 2002
"Tracheobronchial stenosis in the adult patient is a recognized postoperative complication of sleeve resection or lung transplantation but also occurs in medical conditions such as sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, postintubation/tracheostomy or postradiation," explained Dr. Prashant N. Chhajed and colleagues at St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney.
This pulmonary condition can often be resolved using bronchoscopic dilatation although some patients will require additional treatment, the researchers...
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