What Is a Bronchovascular Sleeve Resection? Center

Bronchovascular sleeve resection is a surgery performed for lung cancer to preserve the bronchial blood supply. It is indicated in the primary tumor involving the ongoing pulmonary artery and the bronchial wall or the bulky peribronchial and perivascular metastatic nodal disease inseparable from the ongoing pulmonary artery and bronchial wall. Complications include respiratory failure, pneumonia, bleeding, collapse of the lung, cardiac (heart) problems, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, pain and/or infection at the incision site, and reaction to anesthesia. Read more: What Is a Bronchovascular Sleeve Resection? Article

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