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Bronchoscopic Management of Benign Bronchial Stenosis by Electrocautery and Balloon Dilatation

M. Garg, Pratibha Gogia, P. Manoria, R. Goyal

Keywords : Flexible bronchoscope, Benign bronchial stenosis, Electrocautrey, Balloon dilatation

Citation Information : Garg M, Gogia P, Manoria P, Goyal R. Bronchoscopic Management of Benign Bronchial Stenosis by Electrocautery and Balloon Dilatation. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2012; 54 (1):41-43.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-54-1-41

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; The Author(s).


Benign bronchial stenosis is managed by surgical or bronchoscopic methods. Although surgical approach is definitive, it is technically demanding and is costlier than bronchoscopic treatment. Here, we report the case of a 27-year-old female patient with symptomatic benign bronchial stenosis of the left main bronchus. The stenosis was dilated successfully through a fibreoptic bronchoscope by electrocautery followed by balloon bronchoplasty and application of mitomycin-C. On follow up, there was no evidence of re-stenosis.

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