Malignant central airway obstruction self-expanding metallic stent implant
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.
About Author –
Dr. Hari Kishan Gonuguntla, Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad
MD, DM (Pulmonology Medicine), Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology (NCC, Japan)