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Pericardial Patch Tracheoplasty for Relapsing Polychondritis
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Balci MK, Kutlu CA. Pericardial Patch Tracheoplasty for Relapsing Polychondritis. March 2019. doi:10.25373/ctsnet.7863452.
The authors present the bronchoscopic findings from a 58-year-old woman who was diagnosed with relapsing polychondritis. This video shows the results of a patch tracheoplasty, four years after the operation. The trachea and upper airways seemed normal, but the orifices of both main bronchi were significantly narrowed.