Anesthesia for patients with tracheal bronchus

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Tracheal bronchus is a congenital anatomical variant of patients with accessory bronchus in the right upper lobe deriving directly from the supracarinal trachea. Pre-operative consultation with the anesthesiologist is important for patient safety and can avoid adverse effects induced by endotracheal intubation. In this report, we described a case of tracheal bronchus in which general anesthesia was performed for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. We discussed some of the issues surrounding to complications in tracheal bronchus.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAsian Journal of Anesthesiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017


  • Endobronchial tube
  • One-lung ventilation
  • Tracheal bronchus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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