Double stents for carcinoma of the esophagus invading the tracheo-bronchial tree.

@article{Colt1992DoubleSF,
  title={Double stents for carcinoma of the esophagus invading the tracheo-bronchial tree.},
  author={Henri G. Colt and Bernard M{\'e}ric and J. Dumon},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={1992},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={485-9}
}
Extrinsic compression, neoplastic involvement of the trachea or left main bronchus, and esophago-airway fistula may cause airway obstruction and infection in patients with esophageal carcinoma. Further reduction of airway lumen may result from palliative treatment of dysphagia by radiation or esophageal stent insertion. In order to evaluate the extent of… CONTINUE READING