tracheal diseases


Summary: Diseases involving the TRACHEA.

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  1. Kastanos N, Estopá Miró R, Marín Pérez A, Xaubet Mir A, Agusti Vidal A. Laryngotracheal injury due to endotracheal intubation: incidence, evolution, and predisposing factors. A prospective long-term study. Crit Care Med. 1983;11:362-7 pubmed
    ..Severe respiratory failure, high cuff pressure, and secretion infection showed a statistical correlation to tracheal injury...
  2. LoCicero J, Costello P, Campos C, Francalancia N, Dushay K, Silvestri R, et al. Spiral CT with multiplanar and three-dimensional reconstructions accurately predicts tracheobronchial pathology. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996;62:811-7 pubmed
  3. Deslee G, Brichet A, Lebuffe G, Copin M, Ramon P, Marquette C. Obstructive fibrinous tracheal pseudomembrane. A potentially fatal complication of tracheal intubation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000;162:1169-71 pubmed
    ..Pulmonary physicians should be alerted on this poorly known complication of endotracheal intubation...
  4. Thomas D, Stonell C, Hasan K. Tracheobronchopathia osteoplastica: incidental finding at tracheal intubation. Br J Anaesth. 2001;87:515-7 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis of tracheobronchopathia osteoplastica was made after subsequent bronchoscopy and biopsy in the post-operative period. A brief review of this rare benign condition is given...
  5. Clark J, Weissler M. Localized laryngotracheobronchial amyloidosis: case report and review of the literature. Ear Nose Throat J. 2001;80:632-6, 638 pubmed
    ..In this article, we describe a new case of localized laryngotracheobronchial amyloidosis in a 67-year-old woman, and we review the literature on this subject...
  6. Zack J, Rozenshtein A. Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica: report of three cases. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2002;26:33-6 pubmed
    ..CT reveals tracheal nodularity with calcification and narrowing. This article reviews the cross-sectional imaging characteristics of TO...
  7. Zakaluzny S, Lane J, Mair E. Complications of tracheobronchial airway stents. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003;128:478-88 pubmed
    ..Our goal was to identify and analyze airway stent complications and to devise approaches to manage stent complications...
  8. Madden B, Loke T, Sheth A. Do expandable metallic airway stents have a role in the management of patients with benign tracheobronchial disease?. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;82:274-8 pubmed
    ..Although these devices have an important role in malignant disease their usefulness in benign large airway disorders is less defined...
  9. Song S, Lee H, Kim M, Lee J, Kim J, Zo J. Repair of gastrotracheal fistula with a pedicled pericardial flap after Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy for esophageal cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006;132:716-7 pubmed

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  1. Mackle T, Meaney J, Timon C. Tracheoesophageal compression associated with substernal goitre. Correlation of symptoms with cross-sectional imaging findings. J Laryngol Otol. 2007;121:358-61 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the subjective tracheoesophageal pressure symptoms associated with substernal goitres with objective cross-sectional radiographic measurements...
  2. Widmer A, Doherr M, Tessier C, Koch C, Ramseyer A, Straub R, et al. Association of increased tracheal mucus accumulation with poor willingness to perform in show-jumpers and dressage horses. Vet J. 2009;182:430-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This finding, however, must be interpreted with caution, since only two horses had significant RLN (grade > or =3). ..
  3. Tsai M, Lin J, Lien R, Chu S, Huang H, Wong K. Case 2: An under-recognized cause of cyanosis in young children. Acta Paediatr. 2007;96:927-9 pubmed
  4. Batra Y, Gupta S, Rajeev S. Tracheomalacia due to short term ventilation after total hip arthroplasty in an adult with long standing goiter. Anesth Analg. 2007;105:1867-8 pubmed
  5. Palmer L, Smaldone G, Chen J, Baram D, Duan T, Monteforte M, et al. Aerosolized antibiotics and ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2008;36:2008-13 pubmed publisher
    ..05). In critically ill patients with ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis, AA decrease VAP and other signs and symptoms of respiratory infection, facilitate weaning, and reduce bacterial resistance and use of systemic antibiotics. ..
  6. Pinto J, Silva L, Perfeito D, Soares J. Osteochondroplastic tracheobronchopathy: report on 02 cases and bibliographic review. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;76:789-93 pubmed
    ..Surgery is restricted to moderate or severe airway obstructions. Otorhinolaryngologists must include OT in the differential diagnosis of cases of upper airway and tracheobronchial tree suggestive symptoms. ..
  7. Adamama Moraitou K, Pardali D, Athanasiou L, Prassinos N, Kritsepi M, Rallis T. Conservative management of canine tracheal collapse with stanozolol: a double blinded, placebo control clinical trial. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2011;24:111-8 pubmed
    ..1% were cured and 35.8% demonstrated a less severe TC grade, while only one dog (7.1%) did not improve at all. Stanozolol seems to be an effective drug in the management of canine TC and it may have potential for use in humans with TM. ..
  8. Kraft S, Patel S, Sykes K, Nicklaus P, Gratny L, Wei J. Practice patterns after tracheotomy in infants younger than 2 years. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;137:670-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Development of clinical practice guidelines on this topic may improve patient care and reduce unnecessary procedures. ..
  9. Scelsi C, Khasnavis T, Patel N, Keshavamurthy J, Davis W. Persistent Lobar Atelectasis in a Patient With Chronic Hoarseness. Chest. 2017;151:e107-e113 pubmed publisher
    ..She denied any worsening hoarseness or any other vocal changes. She did report a positive family history of squamous cell lung cancer in her father. ..
  10. Figueiredo S, Leal L, Morais A, Magalhães A, Oliveira T, Hespanhol V, et al. [Wegener granulomatosis - otologic, nasal, tracheobronchial and pulmonary involvement]. Rev Port Pneumol. 2009;15:929-35 pubmed
    ..Without treatment, Wegener's granulomatosis can be fatal. The authors present a case of a 33 year-old female, with severe disease, but with good outcome, after adequate diagnosis and treatment. ..
  11. Vaikunth S, Morris L, Polzin W, Gottliebson W, Lim F, Kline Faith B, et al. Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome due to complete tracheal agenesis: an accident of nature with clues for tracheal development and lessons in management. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2009;26:93-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The subsequent postnatal course highlights the need for early tracheal replacement in this particularly challenging form of CHAOS...
  12. Tollefsen W, Chapman J, Frakes M, Gallagher M, Shear M, Thomas S. Endotracheal tube cuff pressures in pediatric patients intubated before aeromedical transport. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010;26:361-3 pubmed publisher
    ..This is further evidence that cuff pressures should be measured in all patients. Further research should focus on the effect of educational intervention and on the possible clinical results of elevated ETTCPs. ..
  13. Boloursaz M, Khalilzadeh S, Abbasi D, Kahkoee S, Karimi S, Abbaszadeh M, et al. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the trachea. Pneumologia. 2010;59:215-6 pubmed
    ..Initial removal by rigid bronchoscopy resulted in prompt recurrence of the tumor. Therefore he underwent tracheal surgical resection. A bronchoscopy at 12 months after surgery did not show any recurrence sign. ..
  14. Mulliez P, Mbassi Fouda F, Darras A, Smith M. [Chylous ascites complicating domiciliary ventilation by tracheostomy]. Rev Mal Respir. 2007;24:888-91 pubmed
    ..Regular radiological surveillance is useful to ensure that there is no tracheal dilatation in association with the cuff. ..
  15. Divisi D, Altamura G, Di Tommaso S, Di Leonardo G, Rosa E, de Sanctis C, et al. Fantoni translaryngeal tracheostomy versus ciaglia blue rhino percutaneous tracheostomy: a retrospective comparison. Surg Today. 2009;39:387-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Mini-invasive tracheostomies are easy, safe, and fast. Ciaglia Blue Rhino tracheostomy took less time to perform and had fewer complications than TLT, because the technique was simpler. ..
  16. Haddad F, Jammal M, Azar H, Mallat S, Nasr F, Dabar G, et al. [A systemic amyloidosis presenting as a tracheobronchial amyloidosis]. Rev Med Interne. 2010;31:e4-6 pubmed publisher
    ..A few cases only of systemic amyloidosis presenting as a tracheobronchial disease have been reported. We here report a 26-year-old man who presented with hemoptysis related to a systemic tracheal primary amyloidosis. ..
  17. Parra García G, Callejas Rubio J, Ríos Fernández R, Sainz Quevedo M, Ortego Centeno N. Otolaryngologic manifestations of systemic vasculitis. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2012;63:303-10 pubmed
    ..Our objective was to review the most common ENT clinical signs and symptoms in each of these diseases. ..
  18. Toth C. [Tracheopathia osteoplastica. A 100-year-old mystery]. Pathologe. 2012;33:129-34 pubmed publisher
    ..No type of new cartilage formation was found in any of the cases. ..
  19. Komuro H, Hoshino N. Management of cervicomediastinal neuroblastoma presenting with life-threatening tracheal obstruction in infancy. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013;35:e323-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Nerve injuries occurred in all patients as a result of tumor location. Maintenance of the airway until the expected spontaneous regression was a critical component in the management of these patients. ..
  20. MacPherson H, Keir P, Edwards C, Webb S, Dorin J. Following damage, the majority of bone marrow-derived airway cells express an epithelial marker. Respir Res. 2006;7:145 pubmed
    ..The cytokeratin positive donor derived cells in the tracheal epithelium are not present in the injected donor cells and must have acquired this novel phenotype in vivo. ..
  21. Arora R, Gupta R, Dinda A. Rhinosporidiosis of trachea: a clinical cause for concern. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:e13 pubmed publisher
    ..Tracheo-bronchial rhinosporidiosis, a rare complication of nasopharyngeal infection, should be considered in a known case presenting with severe respiratory distress. ..
  22. Costa T, Martins V, Martins Y, Pires J. [Amyloidosis and the respiratory tract]. Acta Med Port. 2009;22:105-12 pubmed
    ..The most important differential diagnosis is with neoplastic diseases; therefore a definite diagnosis is important as lung amyloidosis usually is a benign and indolent condition. ..
  23. Cerezal Garrido L, Agudo Bernal J, Vaquero Puerta C. Histological Benefits of Sealants in Tracheal Lesions in Wistar Rats. Surg Technol Int. 2016;28:29-35 pubmed
    ..However, groups treated with cyanoacrylate, fibrin/thrombin, and albumin/glutaraldehyde showed fibrosis and cicatrization. ..
  24. Mailly N, Gandia P, Pesenti Duterque S, Arnaud S, Blain F, Camezind A, et al. [Retrotracheal left pulmonary artery in an adult: a case report]. J Radiol. 2007;88:1197-9 pubmed
  25. Hanson S, Thibeault S, Hematti P. Clinical applications of mesenchymal stem cells in laryngotracheal reconstruction. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2010;5:268-72 pubmed
    ..The clinical role of tissue-derived MSCs, though not well understood, holds promise for many therapeutic applications in regenerative medicine and reconstruction. ..
  26. Daumerie G, Su S, Ochroch E. Anesthesia for the patient with tracheal stenosis. Anesthesiol Clin. 2010;28:157-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment of tracheal lesions is a multidisciplinary issue and requires the close participation of interventional pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, and surgeons. ..
  27. Leschber G. Management of tracheal surgery complications. Thorac Surg Clin. 2014;24:107-116 pubmed publisher
    ..Granuloma formation is the most common event observed postoperatively, whereas dehiscence and restenosis or the potentially fatal bleeding from a tracheo-innominate artery fistula occurs less frequently. ..
  28. Ceulemans L, Lerut P, De Moor S, Schildermans R, De Leyn P. Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis by compression from a tracheal diverticulum. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014;97:1068-71 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a case of dysphonia due to right recurrent laryngeal nerve compression from a tracheal diverticulum. Computed tomography scanning and bronchoscopy revealed the lesion and surgical resection resolved the symptom. ..
  29. Kim J, Shin J, Song H, Shim T, Yoon C, Ko G. Benign tracheobronchial strictures: long-term results and factors affecting airway patency after temporary stent placement. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007;188:1033-8 pubmed
    ..A high symptomatic recurrence rate of 62.5% was found after stent removal. Shortterm placement of the stent and tissue hyperplasia were associated with decreased airway patency. ..
  30. Yoshida M, Kondo K, Toba H, Kenzaki K, Sakiyama S, Tangoku A. Two cases of bronchogenic cyst with severe adhesion to the trachea. J Med Invest. 2007;54:187-90 pubmed
    ..The inner side of the residual cystic wall underwent dull curettage to remove the epithelial component. There were no postoperative complications in either case. ..
  31. Fitzwater K, Marks S, Hanel R. Thrombi in the trachea of a dog secondary to placement of a tracheotomy tube. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008;233:758-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Airway obstruction resulting from an intraluminal thrombus in the trachea should be considered as a secondary complication after tracheotomy tube placement. ..
  32. Rajan R, Thompson J. Dilated esophagus and tracheal compression secondary to a slipped Nissen fundoplication: a case report. Ear Nose Throat J. 2012;91:26-7 pubmed
    ..Esophageal dilation and associated tracheal compression should be considered in the differential diagnosis, and in such a case, revision of the gastric wrap should alleviate the problem. ..
  33. Lee E, Siegel M. MDCT of tracheobronchial narrowing in pediatric patients. J Thorac Imaging. 2007;22:300-9 pubmed
  34. Zias N, Chroneou A, Gonzalez A, Gray A, Lamb C, Riker D, et al. Changing patterns in interventional bronchoscopy. Respirology. 2009;14:595-600 pubmed publisher
    ..A trend towards increasing use of FB for interventional procedures in recent years was noted. FB is a valuable alternative to RB for treating less advanced malignant disease or distal airway lesions. ..
  35. Berlucchi M, Pedruzzi B, Padoan R, Nassif N, Stefini S. Endoscopic treatment of tracheocele in pediatric patients. Am J Otolaryngol. 2010;31:272-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient underwent successful brushing of tracheocele plus fibrin glue application by rigid tracheobroncoscopy. Furthermore, particular emphasis on endoscopic treatments of tracheal diverticulum is also presented. ..
  36. Hidaka Y, Hagio M, Kashiba I, Ando K, Otani Y, Satoh H, et al. Partial costectomy for tracheal collapse and stenosis associated with perinatal rib fracture in three Japanese Black calves. J Vet Med Sci. 2016;78:451-5 pubmed publisher
  37. Masters I, Zimmerman P, Pandeya N, Petsky H, Wilson S, Chang A. Quantified tracheobronchomalacia disorders and their clinical profiles in children. Chest. 2008;133:461-7 pubmed
    ..However, neither the site nor the severity of malacia exhibited any significant dose effect on respiratory illness profiles. ..
  38. Chroneou A, Zias N, Gonzalez A, Beamis J. Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica. An underrecognized entity?. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2008;69:65-9 pubmed
    ..Interventional bronchoscopy techniques have a role in the relief of symptomatic airway obstruction, when indicated. ..
  39. Roby B, Drehner D, Sidman J. Pediatric tracheal and endobronchial tumors: an institutional experience. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;137:925-9 pubmed publisher
    ..For patients with recurrent pneumonias or chronic wheezing, an occult tumor is a diagnostic consideration that may require additional studies. ..
  40. Franke K, Nilius G, Ruhle K. [Use of cryoextraction in different types of airway obstruction]. Pneumologie. 2010;64:387-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In the latter case, the diagnosis was additionally based on a specimen obtained by cryobiopsy. ..
  41. Berdon W, Muensterer O, Zong Y, Backer C. The triad of bridging bronchus malformation associated with left pulmonary artery sling and narrowing of the airway: the legacy of Wells and Landing. Pediatr Radiol. 2012;42:215-9 pubmed publisher
  42. Sjogren P, Sidman J. Use of the carbon dioxide laser for tracheobronchial lesions in children. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013;139:231-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Its unique wavelength properties offer a safe, effective alternative to other lasers and open resection. ..
  43. Freeman L, Elakis G, Watson G, Mullan G, Taylor P, Anderson P, et al. Pfeiffer syndrome with neonatal death secondary to tracheal obstruction owing to the FGFR2 Glu565Ala mutation. Clin Dysmorphol. 2008;17:223-4 pubmed publisher
  44. Lang E, Phelan E, Rowley H. Tracheal amyloidosis-an unusual cause of stridor. Ear Nose Throat J. 2009;88:E27 pubmed
    ..Tracheostomy was performed to bypass the diseased trachea. We also highlight some of the problems encountered with tracheal stenting in benign tracheal disease. ..
  45. Zhu G, Xu D, Xu H, Li S, Lu M, Chen Z. Tracheal diverticula in infants: a report of three cases. Clin Imaging. 2012;36:221-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report three cases with congenital tracheal diverticula, which were diagnosed by imaging techniques. ..
  46. Maggiore A. Tracheal and airway collapse in dogs. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2014;44:117-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Surgical and noninvasive treatment options are becoming readily available, and it is important to understand indications for such procedures. ..
  47. Seth R, Bhat A. Management of common oncologic emergencies. Indian J Pediatr. 2011;78:709-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Successful outcome depends on careful evaluation, identification of cause and prompt treatment with antimicrobials (empirical/directed to a specific focus)...
  48. Sakamoto K, Ukaji K, Mizuno Y. [A case of necrotizing tracheitis and tracheobronchomalacia in a patient with severe motor and intellectual disabilities]. No To Hattatsu. 2008;40:319-23 pubmed
    ..This case suggests the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment of the mechanical ventilation complications including necrotizing tracheitis and tracheobronchomalacia which may be life-threating. ..
  49. Gallagher T, Hartnick C. Suprastomal granuloma. Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;73:63-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Numerous different techniques have been described for their removal including endoscopic and open procedures. The following chapter discusses the intraoperative techniques for open removal of suprastomal granuloma in infants. ..
  50. Yopp A, Eckstein J, Savel R, Abrol S. Tracheal stenting of iatrogenic tracheal injury: a novel management approach. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;83:1897-9 pubmed
    ..This approach may be preferable to other alternatives in patients with a prohibitive risk of mortality with surgical repair or in an injury with sequelae not suitable for conservative management...
  51. Choo E, Seaman J, Musani A. Tracheomalacia/Tracheobronchomalacia and hyperdynamic airway collapse. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2013;33:23-34 pubmed publisher
    ..A thorough medical history is important in understanding possible causes and in guiding diagnostic testing. Medical history may also suggest what treatments may be most beneficial...
  52. Cerda J, Chacón J, Reichhard C, Bertrand P, Holmgren N, Clavería C, et al. Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in children with heart diseases: a twelve years experience. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2007;42:319-24 pubmed
    ..We concluded that FB is an important and safe diagnostic-therapeutic tool in the health care of neonates, infants, and children with a variety of cardiac diseases...
  53. Baciewicz F. Alternative conservative therapy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;83:1923; author reply 1924 pubmed
  54. Herrak L, Maslout A, Benosmane A. [Tracheal scleroma and rhinoscleroma: a case report]. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2007;63:115-8 pubmed
    ..We report a case of rhinoscleroma which extended to the trachea. In light of this case, we examine the demographic, diagnostic, therapeutic and evolutive aspects of this disease...
  55. Poovaneswaran S, Razak A, Lockman H, Bone M, Pollard K, Mazdai G. Tracheobronchial amyloidosis: utilization of radiotherapy as a treatment modality. Medscape J Med. 2008;10:42 pubmed
    ..In this article, we present a case of TBA treated with external beam radiation therapy with encouraging results. A brief literature review of this rare ailment is also included...
  56. Ozyigit L, Kiyan E, Okumus G, Yilmazbayhan D. Isolated laryngo-tracheal amyloidosis presenting as a refractory asthma and longstanding hoarseness. J Asthma. 2009;46:314-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case with isolated laryngotracheal amyloidosis, which is relatively a rare condition, together with a history of refractory asthma accompanied with longstanding hoarseness...
  57. Ding L, Li W, Wang K, Chen Y, Xu H, Wang H, et al. Primary tracheobronchial amyloidosis in China: analysis of 64 cases and a review of literature. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci. 2010;30:599-603 pubmed publisher
    ..Bronchoscopic Nd:YAG laser irradiation, argon plasma coagulation (APC) and drugs administration, such as steroids and colchicines were reported to be effective in some patients...
  58. Raess P, Cowan S, Haas A, Zhang P, Litzky L, Miller W, et al. Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica presenting as a single dominant tracheal mass. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011;15:431-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The differential diagnosis of cartilaginous and bony endotracheal lesions is discussed...
  59. Kang E. Large airway diseases. J Thorac Imaging. 2011;26:249-62 pubmed publisher
  60. Praveen C, Martin A. A rare case of fatal haemorrhage after tracheostomy. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007;89:W6-8 pubmed
    ..A low tracheostomy below the third ring should be avoided. If there is bleeding, as a first-aid measure the cuff should be over inflated without removing the tracheostomy tube...
  61. Faruqi S, Regester R, Thirumaran M, Williams S. A hint of calcium. Thorax. 2008;63:128, 153 pubmed publisher
  62. Morgan J, Perone R, Yeghiayan P. Paratracheal air collection in a trauma patient: a case report. Clin Imaging. 2009;33:67-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a case of an incidental tracheal diverticulum in a patient with a recent history of motor vehicle accident with chest and neck trauma...
  63. Liberman M. Bronchoscopic evaluation of the trachea and dilation of the trachea. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009;21:255-62 pubmed publisher
    ..These tools are vital to evaluating, diagnosing, and treating a tracheobronchial pathologic condition. Airway dilation, used appropriately and selectively, is an effective method of treating various tracheal pathologic conditions...
  64. Uçar Y, Sözener Z, Karnak D. Endotracheal tuberculosis with obstruction. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2010;41:602-7 pubmed
    ..This case is important for countries where the various presentations of TB are encountered as well as in countries where TB is not endemic...
  65. Hanon S, De Keukeleire T, Dieriks B, Bultynck W, Vanmaele L, Meysman M, et al. Primary tracheobronchial amyloidosis: a series of 3 cases. Acta Clin Belg. 2007;62:56-60 pubmed
    ..In one of these patients regular endoscopic and clinical control exams were performed in the 5 years following the initial treatment, showing stable disease, requiring no further therapeutic intervention until today...
  66. Gobel G, Karaiskaki N, Gerlinger I, Mann W. Tracheal ceramic rings for tracheomalacia: a review after 17 years. Laryngoscope. 2007;117:1741-4 pubmed
    ..Satisfactory results after internal stenting are above 80%, whereas, when performing external stenting using biocompatible ceramic rings, results are reported at over 90%...
  67. Schulze C, Kutzer P, Wünsch U. [Tracheal collapse in a four month old Uckermaerker heifer]. Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 2008;115:26-9 pubmed
    ..However, a hereditary influence seems possible since analysis of the breeding scheme revealed inbreeding. The mother of the affected animal was mated with her grandson (inbreeding coefficient 0,125)...
  68. Gross R. Surgical relief for tracheal obstruction from a vascular ring. N Engl J Med. 1945;233:586-90 pubmed
  69. Hamai Y, Hihara J, Aoki Y, Taomoto J, Kishimoto I, Kobayashi Y, et al. Airway stenting for tracheal obstruction due to lymph node metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma. Anticancer Res. 2013;33:1761-4 pubmed
    ..Tracheal obstruction in this patient was successfully treated by airway stenting...
  70. Yamaguchi H, Komase Y, Ono A, Morita A, Ishida A. Successful treatment with noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation based on the prediction of disease onset using CT and respiratory function tests in an elderly patient with relapsing polychondritis. Intern Med. 2013;52:1085-9 pubmed
    ..During the follow-up period, the patient's dyspnea worsened and noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation was introduced. As a result, the subjective symptoms improved...
  71. Bijlsma van Leeuwen R, Bossink A. A 65-year-old male patient with hoarseness of voice. Neth J Med. 2007;65:307-8; quiz 308 pubmed
  72. Leshnower B, Morris R, Pechet T. Management of an anterior mediastinal pheochromocytoma causing tracheomalacia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007;84:2088-90 pubmed
    ..In this report we describe the treatment of an anterior mediastinal pheochromocytoma that presented with tracheal obstruction and required pulmonary artery reconstruction and airway stenting...
  73. Folch E, Mehta A. Airway interventions in the tracheobronchial tree. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008;29:441-52 pubmed publisher
  74. Abu Hijleh M, Lee D, Braman S. Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica: a rare large airway disorder. Lung. 2008;186:353-9 pubmed publisher
    ..with emphasis on the management and prevention of recurrent respiratory infections. Bronchoscopic or surgical treatment is usually reserved for symptomatic patients with severe airway narrowing and airflow obstruction...
  75. Sverzellati N, Rastelli A, Chetta A, Schembri V, Fasano L, Pacilli A, et al. Airway malacia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prevalence, morphology and relationship with emphysema, bronchiectasis and bronchial wall thickening. Eur Radiol. 2009;19:1669-78 pubmed publisher
    ..05). In conclusion, we demonstrated a strong association between airway malacia and COPD, disclosing a significant relationship with bronchial wall thickening...
  76. Delaere P, Vranckx J, Verleden G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D. Tracheal allotransplantation after withdrawal of immunosuppressive therapy. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:138-45 pubmed publisher
    ..After withdrawal of immunosuppressive therapy, the tracheal allograft was moved to its correct anatomical position with an intact blood supply. No treatment-limiting adverse effects occurred...
  77. Smelley C, Bowen R, Nathan C. Intermittently symptomatic tracheal diverticulum: a case of a rare clinical phenomenon. Ear Nose Throat J. 2011;90:E10-2 pubmed
  78. Chen C, Tibbetts K, Tassler A, Schiff B. Tracheal invasion and perforation from advanced primary thyroid lymphoma: a case report and literature review. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013;34:559-62 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of an elderly female with primary diffuse large B-cell thyroid lymphoma causing an extensive tracheal defect that was managed expectantly with good results...
  79. Boskabaddy M, Farkhondeh T. Inhaled lead exposure affects tracheal responsiveness and lung inflammation in guinea pigs during sensitization. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2013;154:363-71 pubmed publisher
    ..It can also cause a decrease in lymphocyte count, IFN? level, and IFN?/IL-4 ratio especially in its high concentration. Therefore inhaled lead exposure may cause increased severity of asthma during development of the disease...
  80. Crowley C, Birchall M, Seifalian A. Trachea transplantation: from laboratory to patient. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2015;9:357-67 pubmed
  81. Nicolai T. Airway stents in children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008;43:330-44 pubmed publisher
    ..All metal stents should be considered as potentially permanent, and removal sometimes may only be possible through a surgical and sometimes risky approach...
  82. Cheng A, Gazali N. Acquired tracheal diverticulum following repair of tracheo-oesophageal fistula: endoscopic management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;72:1269-74 pubmed publisher
    ..An effective endoscopic surgical technique has been described...
  83. Nowak K, Szyfter W. [In the case of "difficult" tracheotomy]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2008;62:11-5 pubmed
    ..Tracheotomy is usssually a safe procedure, but complication ranging could be high in the following conditions: morbid obesy, a short and thick neck, cervical stiffness, tumors and infiltrantions of the neck, thyroid gland tumors...
  84. Son J, Lee K. Rare association of tracheal diverticulum with pulmonary artery sling and aberrant right subclavian artery. Pediatr Cardiol. 2009;30:1186-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Two types of tracheal diverticula exist: congenital and acquired. We report a case of a pulmonary artery sling with an aberrant right subclavian artery associated with tracheal diverticulum...
  85. Scordamaglio P, Tedde M, Minamoto H, Pedra C, Jatene F. Endoscopic treatment of tracheobronchial tree fistulas using atrial septal defect occluders: preliminary results. J Bras Pneumol. 2009;35:1156-60 pubmed
    ..The procedure was minimally invasive, and the initial results were positive. The results indicate that this is a promising technique for the resolution of tracheobronchial tree fistulas...
  86. Smith L, Zur K, Jacobs I. Single- vs double-stage laryngotracheal reconstruction. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;136:60-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare single-stage laryngotracheal reconstruction (ssLTR) and double-stage LTR (dsLTR)...
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