Unusual case of a vanishing bronchus of the left allograft in a lung transplant recipient

Don Hayes, Shaheen Islam, Stephen Kirkby, Thomas J. Preston, Peter B. Baker

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We present an interesting case of a complete vanishing of the left main bronchus in a lung transplant recipient who had a successful outcome due to acute respiratory support with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in order to perform airway dilation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-230
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2013
Externally publishedYes



  • Acute
  • extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • left main bronchus
  • lung transplantation
  • vanishing
  • venovenous

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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