Outcomes of surgical management of tracheobronchial injuries---a case series from a developing country.

@article{Fatimi2011OutcomesOS,
  title={Outcomes of surgical management of tracheobronchial injuries---a case series from a developing country.},
  author={S Fatimi and Hashim-M Hanif and Ameera S Ahmed and Ghina Shamim Shamsi and Marium Muzaffar},
  journal={Chinese journal of traumatology = Zhonghua chuang shang za zhi},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={161-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Tracheobronchial injuries are defined as injuries involving the trachea and/or bronchi from the level of the cricoid cartilage extending up to the division of the bronchi. We present a case series with most of the tracheobronchial injuries found to be sustained after penetrating trauma. METHODS A retrospective review was performed at the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. From January 2004 to December 2009, 168 patients with thoracic trauma were treated, of whom 15 were… CONTINUE READING
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