Bilateral self-expandable metallic stents for lung cancer involving the carina
Article first published online: 3 OCT 2013
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Respirology Case Reports
Volume 1, Issue 2, pages 48–51, December 2013
How to Cite
Takeda, T., Itano, H., Fukita, S., Saitoh, M. and Takeda, S. (2013), Bilateral self-expandable metallic stents for lung cancer involving the carina. Respirology Case Reports, 1: 48–51. doi: 10.1002/rcr2.26
- Issue published online: 21 NOV 2013
- Article first published online: 3 OCT 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 2 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 31 AUG 2013
- Manuscript Received: 10 AUG 2013
|rcr226-sup-0001-si.TIF||766K||Figure S1. The entire procedure in detail: flexible 0.035-inch guidewires were carefully inserted inside of the existing stent and the left mainstem bronchus (A, B). Bilateral ultraflex covered stents were advanced over the guidewires to the bilateral mainstem bronchi and the right stent was carefully released (C). After confirming the full expansion, the left one was also released without delay adjusting the proximal end to the right counterpart (D).|
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