Multidisciplinary management of life-threatening tracheal obstruction

Avi A. Weinbroum, Anat Kidron, Rephael Mohr, Nahman Kudlik, Ziv Gil, Dan M. Fliss

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Life-threatening obstruction of the lower trachea is rare, and protocols for treating severe narrowing of the tracheal lumen are scant. We describe our management to provide safe airway control in a severely dyspnoeic patient with unilateral vocal cord paralysis and a 1 mm opening of the lower trachea.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Airway management
  • Airway obstruction
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation


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