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Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology:
doi: 10.1097/LBR.0b013e3181c7fe9c
Bronchoscopic Images

Tracheal Ring Herniation

Gray, Nicole D. DO; Miller, Kristin MD; Brath, Lisa MD, FCCP; Shepherd, Wes MD, FCCP

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Abstract

Inspection bronchoscopy during percutaneous dilational tracheostomy has become the standard of care to reduce complications of the procedure. During bronchoscopy, anatomic defects can be visualized before performing the procedure. We describe a case of discovering herniated tracheal rings in preprocedure bronchoscopy and subsequent treatment of this rare finding.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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