Left main bronchus structure

Known as: Left principal bronchus, Left bronchus, Bronchus principalis sinister 
One of the two main bronchi. It is narrower but longer than the right main bronchus and connects to the left lung.
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2008
2008
Pulmonary carcinoids are rare malignant neoplasms, accounting for 2-5% of all lung tumors, with an approximate annual incidence… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Epithelial-mesenchymal tissue interactions regulate the formation of signaling centers that play a role in the coordination of… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE Assessment of endovascular stent-graft treatment for diseases of the descending thoracic aorta as a valid and effective… (More)
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVE Evaluation of an approach to choosing left double-lumen tube size based on chest computed tomographic (CT) scan… (More)
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1996
1996
BACKGROUND Ischemic preconditioning achieved by brief periods of ischemia and reperfusion before a prolonged period of ischemia… (More)
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1996
1996
Three groups of unusual forms of tracheobronchial compression caused by vascular anomalies are presented. Three patients had an… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to determine the bronchial mucus transport velocities in ventilated ICU patients and… (More)
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1994
1994
BACKGROUND Endobronchial tuberculosis (EBTB) is not seen often in the adult population. In most cases it is associated with… (More)
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1988
Review
1988
In sling (retrotracheal) left pulmonary artery (SLPA), the tracheobronchial pattern is generally considered basically normal… (More)
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1982
1982
Congenital stenosis involving the entire length of the trachea has generally been regarded as a fatal disease. Tracheoplasty… (More)
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