bronchotomy


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bronchotomy

 [brong-kot´ah-me]
incision of a bronchus.

bron·chot·o·my

(brong-kot'ō-mē),
Incision of a bronchus.

bronchotomy

(brŏng-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into a bronchus.

bron·chot·o·my

(brong-kot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of a bronchus.

bronchotomy

incision of a bronchus.
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One-lung ventilation of the right lung continued via the ETT inserted in the right main bronchus via the bronchotomy.
The left bronchotomy was sutured, an intercostal drain placed and left lower lobe ventilation was noted to be successfully restored.
There is also a significant risk that ventilation of the right upper lobe may not be available via an ETT placed into the right main bronchus via a bronchotomy.
The risk of migration of the foreign body to the initially uninvolved lung during both bronchoscopy and bronchotomy has to be considered.