Cutting balloon treatment for recurrent benign bronchial strictures.

Ji Hoon Shin, Ho Young Song, Jin Hyoung Kim, Kyung Rae Kim, Jeong Hoon Park, Tae Sun Shim, Yeon Mok Oh

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OBJECTIVE: Benign airway strictures refractory to balloon dilatation or stent placement remain a challenge in interventional radiology. This article describes the successful use of a cutting balloon to treat three cases of recurrent tuberculous bronchial strictures. CONCLUSION: In three patients, cutting balloon dilatation was found to be safe and effective and did not cause complications. Although the dilated lumen showed partial reduction over the 6- to 12-month follow-up, subjective functional symptoms and dyspnea grade improved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W130-132
JournalAJR. American journal of roentgenology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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