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Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology:
doi: 10.1097/LBR.0b013e3181f39f69
Brief Reports

Massive Hemorrhage With Argon Plasma Coagulation

Miu, Flora MD*; Loo, Chian Min MD*; Lee, Pyng MD

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Abstract

We report the first case of massive hemorrhage after argon plasma coagulation of an endobronchial tumor that obstructed the right main bronchus. This is the first report of bleeding complication with argon plasma coagulation while attempting to remove the tumor. The patient was successfully resuscitated and discharged without sequelae.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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