bronchoplasty

bronchoplasty

 [brong´ko-plas″te]
plastic surgery of a bronchus to restore the integrity of the lumen.

bron·cho·plas·ty

(brong'kō-plas'tē),
Surgical alteration of the configuration of a bronchus.
[broncho- + G. plastos, formed]

bronchoplasty

(brŏng′kə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical repair of a defect in the bronchus.

bron·cho·plas·ty

(brong'kō-plas-tē)
Surgical repair of the configuration of a bronchus.
[broncho- + G. plastos, formed]
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[sup][11] Later, uniportal thoracoscopic technique was used for more complicated thoracic procedures such as lobectomy, pneumonectomy, and bronchoplasty. [sup][12],[13],[14],[15],[16] When compared with multiple incisions with VATS pulmonary resection, the uniportal procedure has the advantage of the trend for reduced usage of analgesics, shortened hospitalization, minimal inflammations with a comparable short-term outcome.
Thoracic Surgery: Lung Resections, Bronchoplasty (online access included)
End to end bronchoplasty done followed by reinforcement of bronchoplasty with live pericardial flap (Fig 5).
The following were considered as endoscopic therapeutic procedures: transbronchial needle aspiration, diode laser photocoagulation of tracheal or bronchial lesions, bronchoplasty and pneumatic tracheoplasty, bronchial and tracheal stenting.