Tracheobronchial foreign bodies.

  title={Tracheobronchial foreign bodies.},
  author={John Alexander Nakhosteen},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={7 3},
The history of bronchology began with foreign body retrieval [1], which still remains a gratifying procedure occurring fairly rarely in routine practice, but with higher frequency in paediatric medicine and in adults with impaired airway protective mechanisms. Tracheobronchial foreign bodies have taken on a new dimension in interventional bronchology, with the placement, adjustment and removal of an increasing variety of stents, presenting problems of a very special nature. Certain fundamental… CONTINUE READING

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