Arterial malformations which cause compression of the trachea or esophagus.

@article{Gross1955ArterialMW,
  title={Arterial malformations which cause compression of the trachea or esophagus.},
  author={R E Gross},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1955},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={124-34}
}
HERE are many vascular malformations in the superior mediastinum which have little or no clinical significance, but some arterial anomalies in this region assume importance because an abnormal or a displaced vessel can compress the trachea or the esophagus (or both) and partly obstruct these vital passages. Since surgical methods are now available for thoracic exploration of even the youngest subjects, it is important to recognize those malformations which threaten health or life; certain of… CONTINUE READING
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