Six patients with obstruction of the trachea were treated with silicone rubber endothracheal stents implanted with flexible bronchoscope. In every case the stent caused significant clinical improvement of the ventilation. At the postintubation stenosis the stent can result a final recovery, at the malignant processes the implantation seems to be a new palliative method.
|Translated title of the contribution||The use of endoprostheses (stents) in airway stenosis|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 6 1992|
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