Bronchoscopic Excision of Tracheal Tumor

Bronchoscopic Excision of Tracheal Tumor case-2


An 86 year old lady presented with worsening dyspnoea since one month with type 2 respiratory failure.

Diagnosis and Treatment

She had a tumor arising from the left main bronchus completely, occluding the lower trachea. The tumor was removed with snare and cryo. The tumor was so huge that it had to be cut into two parts and then extracted. She went home walking the next day.

Pre Procedure

Pre Procedure



Electrocautery Snare

Electrocautery Snare

Post Procedure

Post Procedure

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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