Evaluation of pulmonary reexpansion in a porcine model of bronchial foreign body.

@article{Wang2018EvaluationOP,
  title={Evaluation of pulmonary reexpansion in a porcine model of bronchial foreign body.},
  author={Saibin Wang and Junwei Tu and Yong Song},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2018},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={278-283}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to establish a porcine model of reversible obstruction of endobronchial foreign body (FB) and to assess the natural pulmonary reexpansion process using radiology and histopathology after removal of the bronchial FB. METHODS A metal stent was placed in the right lower lobe bronchial lumen of 15 pigs by bronchoscopy and… CONTINUE READING