SESSION TITLE: Procedures: Bronchoscopy
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
PURPOSE: To evaluate the management, efficiency and safety of metallic stents removal via the bronchoscopy in patients with benign airway stenosis.
METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data 15 cases with benign center airway stenosis in the first affiliated hospital of Guangxi Medical University between August 2003 and December 2014, whose metallic stents were removed under the guidance of the bronchoscopy. The collected data include the gender, the reason for airway stenosis, the type of metallic stent and its retention time, the metallic stent's condition before and after removal, and the related complication.