Occult central venous stenosis leading to airway obstruction after subtotal parathyroidectomy.

@article{Meiklejohn2016OccultCV,
  title={Occult central venous stenosis leading to airway obstruction after subtotal parathyroidectomy.},
  author={Duncan A. Meiklejohn and Dylan K Chan and M Lauren Lalakea},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={95 7},
  pages={E11-3}
}
Subtotal parathyroidectomy may be indicated in patients with chronic renal failure and tertiary hyperparathyroidism, a population at increased risk for central venous stenosis (CVS) due to repeated vascular access. Here we report a case of complete upper airway obstruction precipitated by subtotal parathyroidectomy with ligation of anterior jugular vein… CONTINUE READING