Multidisciplinary management of life-threatening tracheal obstruction.

  title={Multidisciplinary management of life-threatening tracheal obstruction.},
  author={Avi A. Weinbroum and Anat Kidron and Rephael Mohr and Nahman Kudlik and Ziv Gil and Dan Marian Fliss},
  volume={64 1},
Life-threatening obstruction of the lower trachea is rare, and protocols for treating severe narrowing of the tracheal lumen are scant. We describe our management to provide safe airway control in a severely dyspnoeic patient with unilateral vocal cord paralysis and a 1mm opening of the lower trachea.