vascular sling

vascular sling

A rare congenital malformation in which the left pulmonary artery arises from the right pulmonary artery, crossing to the left side, and insinuates itself between the trachea and esophagus, forming a 'sling' around the trachea Clinical Tracheal stenosis–stridor, wheezing, choking Treatment Surgery
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Innominate artery compression of the trachea represents the most common cause of airway compression by a vascular sling.
The patient was stabilized and underwent magnetic resonance imaging and angiography of the neck and chest, which showed recurrence of the vascular sling (Figs.
Contract notice: Repair of vascular slings lifting and hoisting ropes for branch coal company sa in 2014-2015.
Pulmonary vascular slings were first defined in 1958 (1) by Contro et al and recognized as a rare cause of congenital bronchobstruction.
10,11) It has been demonstrated that chest X-ray films are the least sensitive for detecting vascular slings, but they are still the first line examination modality, occasionally revealing compression of the trachea and/or mainstem bronchus.
The iliac vessels, which had been compressed by the displaced acetabular cup and screws, were secured with vascular slings.
Contract award: repair of vascular slings lifting and hoisting ropes for branch coal company sa in the years 2014-2015.