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Is silicone stent insertion a clinically useful option for tracheobronchomalacia?
Background/aim: Tracheobronchomalacia (TBM) leads to the obstruction of expiratory airflow and interference with secretion clearance. Stabilization of the airway wall using a silicon stent or laser coagulation of the ...
Foreign body aspiration in adult: Analysis of 28 cases
(Aves Yayıncılık, 2015)
Objective: The aim of our study is to discuss our experience with foreign body aspirations in our Interventional Pulmonology Unit. Methods: Patients who were referred to our Interventional Pulmonology Unit between January ...
Are neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio and platelet/lymphocyte ratio reliable parameters as prognostic indicators in malignant mesothelioma?
(Dove Medical Press, 2016)
Background: Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an aggressive asbestos-related pleural tumor. The incidence is increasing with intensive use of asbestos in developing countries. We need an easily accessible, inexpensive, and ...
Bronchoscopic treatment in the management of benign tracheal stenosis: Choices for simple and complex tracheal stenosis
Background:Bronchoscopic treatment is 1 of the treatment choices for both palliative and definitive treatment of benign tracheal stenosis. There is no consensus on the management of these patients, however, especially ...
Therapeutic bronchoscopic interventions for malignant airway obstruction: A retrospective study from experience on 547 patients.
(Lippincott, Williams&Wilkins, 2016)
There is no definitive consensus about the factors affecting the choice of interventional bronchoscopy in the management of malignant airway obstruction. The present study defines the choice of the interventional bronchoscopic ...
Placement of self-expandable bifurcated metallic stents without use of fluoroscopic and guidewire guidance to palliate central airway lesions.
(Italian Respiratory Society, 2016)
Background: Self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS) can be used to treat malignant obstructions and fistulas of the central airways. SEMS can be placed using different methods. Recently, a rigid bronchoscope has been used ...