Malignant central airway obstruction self-expanding metallic stent implant

Malignant central airway obstruction


A 47-year-old man came to the OPD with a trachea narrowed by more than 90%.

Diagnosis & Treatment

The condition stemmed from thyroid extending to the trachea. A self-expanding metallic stent was successfully placed in the patient’s airway to help him breathe well. The patient was able to breathe well after the procedure.

Malignant central airway obstruction

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Dr. Hari Kishan Gonuguntla, Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad
MD, DM (Pulmonology Medicine), Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology (NCC, Japan)

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Dr. Hari Kishan Gonuguntla

MD, DM (Pulmonology Medicine), Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology (NCC, Japan)
Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist


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