Modified Dumon stent for the treatment of a bronchopleural fistula after pneumonectomy.

We describe the case of a 72-year-old man in whom a bronchopleural fistula developed after induction chemotherapy followed by right pneumonectomy for lung cancer. Resuturing of the right main bronchial stump, endoscopic treatment, and repair using a latissimus dorsi muscle flap were not effective. Consequently we placed a modified Dumon stent in the carina… (More)