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Case Report - Accidental Tracheal Injury during Oesophagectomy


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1 Father Muller Medical College, Mangaluru, India

Iatrogenic tracheal injuries though uncommon are potentially lethal and associated with significant morbidity. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy and malignancy are risk factors for iatrogenic tracheal injuries.

Keywords

Oesophagectomy, Tracheal Rent, Desaturation.
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Authors

P. Shubha
Father Muller Medical College, Mangaluru, India
Prithi Jain
Father Muller Medical College, Mangaluru, India
Balakrishna Achar
Father Muller Medical College, Mangaluru, India

Abstract


Iatrogenic tracheal injuries though uncommon are potentially lethal and associated with significant morbidity. Preoperative chemoradiotherapy and malignancy are risk factors for iatrogenic tracheal injuries.

Keywords


Oesophagectomy, Tracheal Rent, Desaturation.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP101