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Surgery of the trachea has progressed significantly over the years to resolve difficult anatomic and technical problems. Various techniques are now available to improve the outcome of such cases. This article reviews the principles of tracheal surgery, the anatomy, and the operative approach, as well as the three most common indications for tracheal surgery: Trauma, tracheal tumors, and tracheal stenosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-205
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1995


  • Surgery
  • Trachea

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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