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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1971|
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