Tracheobronchial disruption is one of the less common injury associated with blunt thoracic trauma and the diagnostic evaluation is often misleading. Early diagnosis and repair of these injuries are essential to minimize the risk of patient's death and his future respiratory performances. Mechanisms of injury, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of 5 our patients are reviewed. The good results achieved encourage an aggressive approach in these disruptions that can be life threatening.
|Translated title of the contribution||Tracheal and main bronchial disruptions after blunt chest trauma|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 1995|
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