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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hauck, RW; Born, P; Helmberger, H; Bülau, S; Lembeck, RM; Rösch, T 
Title:
Y-nitinol airway stent for management of central airway compression due to metastatic colon cancer. 
Abstract:
Tumor masses in the area between the esophagus and the tracheobronchial tree can lead to complications involving both systems, mainly strictures and compressions. Malignant esophageal strictures are nowadays often treated by insertion of a metal stent which, however, can cause airway compression especially in the proximal area. We present here a new method of creating a Y-stent out of two self-expandable tracheal nitinol stents, utilizing fiber bronchoscopy, in a 55-year-old woman with advanced...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Endoscopy 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
35 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
858-60 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0013-726X 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik