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Tracheal replacement: a critical review.
  • H. Grillo
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of thoracic surgery
  • 1 June 2002
This review discusses the need for tracheal replacement, distinct from resection with primary anastomosis, the requirements for replacement, and the many efforts over the past century to accomplishExpand
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Primary tracheal tumors: treatment and results.
One hundred ninety-eight patients with primary tracheal tumors were evaluated in 26 years. One hundred forty-seven tumors were excised (74%): 132 (66%) by resection and primary reconstruction, sevenExpand
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[Surgery of the trachea and bronchi].
  • H. Grillo
  • Medicine
  • Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der…
  • 1 September 2003
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Anastomotic complications after tracheal resection: prognostic factors and management.
OBJECTIVE We sought to identify risk factors for anastomotic complications after tracheal resection and to describe the management of these patients. METHODS This was a single-institution,Expand
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Management of acquired nonmalignant tracheoesophageal fistula.
Acquired, nonmalignant tracheoesophageal fistula is an uncommon and difficult problem to manage. The most common cause is a complication of endotracheal or tracheostomy tubes. Most are diagnosedExpand
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Potential impact on survival of improved tumor downstaging and resection rate by preoperative twice-daily radiation and concurrent chemotherapy in stage IIIA non-small-cell lung cancer.
PURPOSE The main objectives of this study were (a) to ascertain the feasibility and toxicity of preoperative twice-daily radiation therapy and concurrent chemotherapy, surgery, and postoperativeExpand
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Mucoepidermoid lung tumors.
Mucoepidermoid lung tumors are uncommon, representing 0.2% of all lung tumors and 1% to 5% of bronchial adenomas. Eighteen patients with mucoepidermoid tumors are reported. There were 10 male and 8Expand
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Survival and function after sleeve lobectomy for lung cancer.
Between 1962 and 1991, 72 patients (mean age 63.4 years) underwent sleeve lobectomy for primary lung cancer. Thirty-seven patients had adequate lung function and 35 were deemed unsuitable forExpand
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Surgical management and radiological characteristics of bronchogenic cysts.
Forty-two patients with bronchogenic cysts were treated over a 30-year period (1962 to 1991). The location was mediastinal in 37 and intrapulmonary in 5. Cysts were symptomatic in 21 patients (50%)Expand
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Long-term survival after resection of primary adenoid cystic and squamous cell carcinoma of the trachea and carina.
BACKGROUND Tracheal resection for primary carcinoma may extend survival. We evaluated survival after surgical resection or palliative therapy to identify prognostic factors. METHODS We conducted aExpand
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