Qin-Ying Sun

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OBJECTIVE Tracheobronchial foreign bodies (FBs) are frequently present in adults. This study reports our experience with the managements of FB and FB-related complications using flexible bronchoscopy. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the adult patients with FBs treated between 2001 and 2011 in China. The demographic and endoscopic data were collected(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica (TO) is an uncommon disease of the tracheobronchial system that leads to narrowing of the airway lumen from cartilaginous and/or osseous submucosal nodules. The aim of this study is to perform a detailed review of this rare disease in a large cohort of patients with TO proven by fiberoptic(More)
BACKGROUND The permanent placement of metallic stent for benign tracheobronchial stenosis (BTS) was controversial. This study was conducted to evaluate the long-term outcomes of temporary placement of metallic stent for BTS. METHODS The BTS patients who received temporary placement of retrievable self-expanded metallic stents were included between 2008(More)
The destructive power and frequency of natural catastrophes, such as hurricanes, floods and droughts, have seemingly increased during the past few years, and they cause substantial damage to urban communities. Disasters result in significant infrastructure damage and render vital municipal services unavailable. Natural catastrophes have complexities,(More)
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