oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - A technique to facilitate lung collapse in the presence of an occlusive endobronchial tumour : letters to the editor



We report on the occlusion of the bronchus of a non-ventilated lung by a bronchial carcinoid tumour. This prevented the collapse and atelectasis of the corresponding lung. Lung collapse was facilitated by guiding an epidural catheter past the lesion.


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