Effective treatment of post-pneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula by conical fully covered self-expandable stent.

@article{Andreetti2012EffectiveTO,
  title={Effective treatment of post-pneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula by conical fully covered self-expandable stent.},
  author={Claudio Andreetti and Antonio D'Andrilli and Mohsen Ibrahim and Anna Maria Ciccone and Giulio Maurizi and Antonio Mattia and Federico Venuta and Erino Angelo Rendina},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={420-3}
}
The aim of the study was to assess the feasibility, efficacy and safety of the use of a conical self-expandable stent for the treatment of post-pneumonectomy bronchopleural fistula (PPBPF). Between April 2008 and November 2010, six patients underwent treatment for the PPBPF by the introduction of a tracheobronchial conical fully covered self-expandable… CONTINUE READING