Tracheobronchial lacerations after intubation and tracheostomy.

  title={Tracheobronchial lacerations after intubation and tracheostomy.},
  author={Gilbert Massard and Clotilde Rouge and Ali Dabbagh and Romain Kessler and Joseph G. Hentz and Norbert Roeslin and Jean Marie Wihlm and Georges Morand},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={61 5},
BACKGROUND Although long-term complications of intubation and tracheostomy are well documented, little has been reported on acute complications of airway access techniques. METHODS Fourteen patients (1 male and 13 female patients) aged 15 to 80 years presented with tracheobronchial lacerations after single-lumen intubation (n = 9), double-lumen intubation… CONTINUE READING