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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Abstract

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
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2013

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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Bronchi
Allografts
Dilatation
Lung
Transplant Recipients

Keywords

  • 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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Unusual case of a vanishing bronchus of the left allograft in a lung transplant recipient. / Hayes, Don; Islam, Shaheen; Kirkby, Stephen; Preston, Thomas J.; Baker, Peter B.

In: Annals of Thoracic Medicine, Vol. 8, No. 4, 01.10.2013, p. 229-230.

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Hayes, Don ; Islam, Shaheen ; Kirkby, Stephen ; Preston, Thomas J. ; Baker, Peter B. / Unusual case of a vanishing bronchus of the left allograft in a lung transplant recipient. In: Annals of Thoracic Medicine. 2013 ; Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 229-230.
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