Laser therapy for an obstructing primary tracheal lymphoma in a patient with AIDS.
Division of Thoracic Surgery, St Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. [email protected]
- Published Article
Canadian respiratory journal
- Publication Date
Mar 01, 2005
A patient with AIDS presented with progressive dyspnea leading to respiratory failure with near complete airway obstruction due to primary tracheal lymphoma. Laser therapy was used locally to debulk the tumour, which facilitated extubation and led to definitive treatment with chemotherapy. Alternatives for local airway control are discussed.
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