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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 2 ( July-December, 2020 ) > List of Articles

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Endoscopic Transtracheal Approach for Tracheobronchial Surgery: Our Experience with This Novel Technique

Gautam Khaund, Biswajit Gogoi, Sanchita Kalita, Keshavananda Konwar, Utpaljit Barman, Daisy Gogoi, Partha P Bora, Nayan M Deka

Keywords : Bronchoscopy, Difficult airway, Endoscopic, Endoscopic transtracheal approach, Pulmonary hemorrhage, Tracheal mass, Tracheobronchial surgery, Transtracheal

Citation Information : Khaund G, Gogoi B, Kalita S, Konwar K, Barman U, Gogoi D, Bora PP, Deka NM. Endoscopic Transtracheal Approach for Tracheobronchial Surgery: Our Experience with This Novel Technique. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2020; 10 (2):40-45.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10023-1188

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 27-01-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Working field being the same, airway surgery becomes a challenging domain for surgeons as well as the anesthesiologists. In our study, we are highlighting the endoscopic transtracheal approach for tracheobronchial surgery (ETATS) as a novel technique to access tracheal and bronchial pathology. Diagnostic bronchoscopy and imaging aiding in preoperative planning, in conjunction with the anesthesiology team, this technique could aid in the management of airway cases, which might otherwise not be possible by conventional approaches. We have shared our experience with ETATS in three emergency airway cases as the outcome of management has been favorable.


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