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A Case of Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula Plugged Using ASD Closure Device

A Case of Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula Plugged Using ASD Closure Device

Background

50 years old female, a known patient of locally advanced carcinoma thyroid- post surgical status with Tracheostomy- 2 years back, presented with dysphagia and cough while swallowing.

Diagnosis & Treatment

Endoscopy showed defect in cervical Esophagus communicating with Trachea. Imaging confirmed Benign Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula. The fisula was plugged using ASD closure device.

Patient tolerated oral intake post procedure without complication. There was no cough while swallowing.

Esophageal opening of Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula

Esophageal opening of Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula

ASD closure device inner flange deployed in Esophagus

ASD closure device inner flange deployed in Esophagus

External portion of ASD device at Tracheostomy opening

External portion of ASD device at Tracheostomy opening

About Author –

Dr. Viswanath Reddy, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad
MD, DM (Gastro)

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MD, DM (Gastro)
Consultant Gastroenterologist

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Dr. M.S Aditya, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad
MD, DM (Cardiology)

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Dr. M.S Aditya

MD, DM, FESC
Sr. Consultant Interventional Cardiologist

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Dr. Sreekanth CN, Consultant Surgical Oncologist, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad
MS, M.Ch (Surgical Oncology)

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Dr. Sreekanth CN

MS, M.Ch (Surgical Oncology)
Consultant Surgical Oncologist

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