oa South African Medical Journal - Bronchial fracture following blunt chest trauma
|Article Title||Bronchial fracture following blunt chest trauma|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 1971|
|Pages||17 - 19|
|Keyword(s)||Blunt chest trauma, Bronchial fracture, Case report, Complications and Radiology|
Two cases of fractured bronchi which have been successfully treated have been reported. Traumatic fractures of the bronchi following blunt chest trauma have been discussed in general and the importance of early repair to prevent stenosis and/or permanent lung damage has been stressed again.
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