Balloon Dilatation of Tracheal Stenosis

Balloon Dilatation of Tracheal Stenosis


20 years old male with a history of mechanical ventilation for 15 days after neuroparalytic snake bite presented with stridor at rest. He was using accessory muscles and was in type 2 respiratory failure.

Diagnosis And Treatment

CT scan showed long segment tracheal stenosis. 5 cm stenosed segment starting 2 cm from vocal cords.

Emergency tracheal dilation performed and silicone stent placed.

Balloon Dilatation of Tracheal Stenosis

Pre Procedure

Balloon Dilatation of Tracheal Stenosis

Post Procedur


About Author –

Dr. V Nagarjuna Maturu, Consultant Pulmonology, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad
MD, DM (Pulmonology)

His special interest lies in Bronchoscopy and Endobronchial Ultrasonography (EBUS), Medical thoracoscopy, Sleep Medicine, Rigid bronchoscopy and Therapeutic bronchoscopic procedures.

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Dr. V Nagarjuna Maturu

MD, DM (Pulmonology)
Consultant Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine


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