[A case of left main bronchial rupture due to bronchocath tube].

Abstract

A 68-year-old woman underwent a right upper lobectomy for lung cancer. After resection, we noticed the left main bronchial rupture due to bronchocath tube (polyvinyl chloride double lumen tube). The lesion of the rupture was repaired by interrupted sutures with 4-0 prolene. Subsequent course of the patient was uneventful. Tracheobronchial rupture is rare… (More)

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