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A&A Case Reports:
doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000044
Case Reports: Case Report

An Unidentified Endobronchial Object in a Newly Transplanted Lung

Pons, Antoine MD*; Felten, Marie-Louise MD*; Bonnette, Pierre MD; Salley, Nicolas MD; Colchen-Personne, Arlette MD; Fischler, Marc MD*

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Abstract

A fiberoptic examination is recommended at the end of lung transplantation for bronchial toilet and to check the bronchial anastomoses. This procedure permitted detection of a 10 × 4-mm piece of plastic of unknown origin in the left lingular bronchus and suggests that bronchoscopy should be performed before implanting the transplanted lung.

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