Ann Thorac Med. 2013 Oct-Dec; 8(4): 229–230.


We present an interesting case of a complete vanishing of the left main bronchus in a lung transplant recipient who had a successful outcome due to acute respiratory support with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in order to perform airway dilation.

Keywords: Acute, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, left main bronchus, lung transplantation, vanishing, venovenous

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