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Tracheal resection

Tracheal resection

Tracheal resection: Tracheal resection is surgery to cut out a narrowed part of the trachea or to remove cancer from the trachea. The resected ends are sutured together. The upper to middle trachea is accessed through the neck and the lower trachea is accessed through the right chest (right thoracotomy).

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Tracheal resection

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Tracheal resection:

Other Surgical Options: Tracheal resection

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Tracheal resection may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Tracheal resection

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Tracheal resection may include:

  • Local anesthesia and sedation or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Tracheal resection

Possible surgical complications of Tracheal resection may include:

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