Elimination of bronchial complications in lung transplantation

S. B.P. Sinha, J. C. Dougherty, S. J. Boley, F. J. Veith

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Abstract

Stenosis and leakage at the site of the bronchial anastomosis are major matters in experimental and clinical lung transplantation. An intussuscepting bronchial anastomotic technic which provides a junction of 2 overlapping opposed bronchial surfaces joined by 2 offset suture lines instead of the standard end to end approximation is described in this report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-226
Number of pages2
JournalSurgical Forum
VolumeVol.22
StatePublished - Jan 1 1971

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  • Surgery

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    Sinha, S. B. P., Dougherty, J. C., Boley, S. J., & Veith, F. J. (1971). Elimination of bronchial complications in lung transplantation. Surgical Forum, Vol.22, 225-226.