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Use of expandable metal stents in the treatment of bronchial obstruction.
  1. A K Simonds,
  2. J D Irving,
  3. S W Clarke,
  4. R Dick
  1. Department of Thoracic Medicine, Royal Free Hospital, London.


    An expandable metal stent has been used to treat bronchial collapse due to polychondritis in one patient and extrinsic bronchial compression secondary to bronchogenic tumour in another.

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