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Crit Care Med. 1999 Mar;27(3):661-3.

Nonsurgical treatment of a severe tracheal rupture after endotracheal intubation.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.

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We report the case of an 82-yr-old woman with a large complete longitudinal tracheal rupture, following endotracheal intubation. The patient was treated nonoperatively with excellent outcome. The diagnostic and therapeutic course as well as other therapeutic options are discussed.

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