Anatomy of the trachea, carina, and bronchi.

  title={Anatomy of the trachea, carina, and bronchi.},
  author={Douglas James Minnich and Douglas J. Mathisen},
  journal={Thoracic surgery clinics},
  volume={17 4},
This article summarizes the pertinent points of tracheal and bronchial anatomy, including the relationships to surrounding structures. Tracheal and bronchial anatomy is essential knowledge for the thoracic surgeon, and an understanding of the anatomic relationships surrounding the airway is crucial to the safe performance of many thoracic surgical… CONTINUE READING