Bronchial dehiscence

Last revised by Dr Sonam Vadera on 08 Feb 2021

Bronchial dehiscence refers to loss of integrity of a bronchus which is most commonly encountered as an anastomotic (airway) dehiscence following lung transplantation (as a lung transplant complication). It can also refer to a bronchial stump dehiscence following a lobectomy.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: anastomotic dehiscence post lung transplant
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