Successful Treatment of an Iatrogenic Tracheal Laceration with a Temporary Polyurethane-Coated Nitinol Stent

Benjamin E. Lee, Robert J. Korst

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Abstract

We report the case of a 63-year-old woman who required emergent intubation after a choking episode at home. It resulted in a 5-cm tear in the membranous trachea. She was treated by placement of a temporary tracheal stent, which was successfully removed 3 months later.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e11-e12
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume102
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2016
Externally publishedYes

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