An uncommon indication for tracheal resection

M. Rusca, P. Carbognani, L. Cattelani, L. Spaggiari, P. Solli, P. Bobbio

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In well selected cases, in which preoperative investigations allow us to plan a tracheal resection-anastomosis, surgery is the best current treatment also for secondary tumours involving the trachea. We report a case of a patient suffering from severe dyspnoea for tracheal stenosis due to recurrence of an epidermoid cancer of the tongue. Surgical treatment allowed us to obtain very good palliation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-91
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1996


  • Neoplasms
  • Secondary
  • Tracheal stenosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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