Iatrogenic tracheobronchial rupture: A case report and review of the literature Academic Article uri icon


  • Conclusion: The diagnosis and treatment of tracheal rupture is discussed in this report, especially in the context of pregnant patients. The authors recommend early surgical repair of the trachea in patients who suffer post-intubation tracheal injury complicated by respiratory failure or hemodynamic instability.

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  • March 31, 2011