Bronchoscopic Excision of Tracheal Tumor


65 years old lady, known case of thyroid cancer presented with stridor at rest.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Bronchoscopy revealed a tumor causing near complete occlusion of the upper trachea. Rigid bronchoscopic removal of the tumor was done using the coring technique and electrocautery. Complete luminal patency was achieved at the end. Patient went home walking the same day.

Pre Procedure

Pre Procedure


Post Procedure


Electrocautery of Base



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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