ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Repair of Bronchial Disruption in a Young Patient and New Horizons in Diagnostic Techniques: A Case Report
*Öztekin OTO, *Ünal AÇIKEL, **Egemen TUZUN, *Erdem SİLİSTRELİ, Uğur GÜRCAN, *Özalp KARABAY, *Kıvanç METİN, ***Meral AKIN
* Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, İzmir
** Celal Boyar Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi. Göğüs, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı. Manisa,
*** Celal Bayar Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Göğüs Hastalıkları ve Tüberküloz Anabilim Dalı, Manisa,
**** Radyodiagnostik Uzmanı, İzmir
Rupture of the tracheobronchial tree is a rare injury. Its diagnosis is near always difficult with conventional methods, which results in delayed diagnosis. A young female, who was followed in a peripheral center due to blunt chest trauma, was referred to our clinic with dyspnea after 23 days. in her bronchoscopic examination, we have found transection of the right main bronchus and operated her. Three dimensional helixial computerized thomography was performed to diagnose and postoperative control.
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