Removal of self expandable metallic airway stent: A rare case report

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Rakesh K Chawla ; Arun Madan ; Ishwar Singh ; Rahul Mudoiya ; Aditya Chawla ; Radha Gupta ; Kiran Chawla ; Roopam Chhabra (2013)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Lung India, volume 30, issue 1, pages 64-66 (issn: 0970-2113, eissn: 0974-598X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.106177, pmc: PMC3644838
  • Subject: stent migration | Diseases of the respiratory system | stent fracture | Granulation tissue inside the stent | Case Report | RC705-779 | stenosis above the stent
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | equipment and supplies | surgical procedures, operative | cardiovascular diseases

Covered self expandable metallic airway stents (SEMS) have been used for benign tracheal stenosis, post intubation tracheal stenosis, tracheal burn or trauma, tracheo-broncho-malacia, and extrinsic compression of trachea. Their placement is considered to be permanent, w... View more
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