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The wound should be kept clean and not immersed in water.
Bronchoscopy will directly show the structure or abnormality in the respiratory tract.
Sick children with tracheal stenosis or tracheomalacia can be placed with tracheobronchial stent to broaden the narrowingarea, thereby improving the respiratory function.
Esophageal reconstruction surgery is suitable for esophageal cancer lesions in the middle or lower 1/3 of the esophagus without distant metastasis. The surgery usually involves cervical, thoracic and abdominal incisions and reconstruction of the esophagus with the stomach or large intestine.
Tracheostomy is an artificial respiratory tract connected to the trachea through the epidermis of the neck for the purpose of keeping the airway unimpeded. Tracheostomy can be temporary or permanent depending on your condition.
With reference to professional medical literature and the recommendations of the medical associations, patients with spontaneous pneumothorax who meet any of the following conditions are recommended for surgical treatment.
Where the patient's lung tumors are diagnosed as malignant lung tumors by sputum cytology, fiberoptic endoscopy, thoracic ultrasound puncture and computed tomography, complete or partial lobectomy combined with mediastinal lymph node clearance is recommended in order to obtain the best chance of curing the disease.
To remove the drainage of blood, pus, fluid or gas from the pleural cavity, and reconstruct the negative pressure in the pleura to facilitate the expansion of the lungs and restore the cardiopulmonary function, so as to allow the lungs to expand again.
The patient has undergone an endoscopic biopsy of the upper gastrointestinal tract to confirm the diagnosis of esophageal malignancy. To seek the best chance to cure the disease and improve the quality of life of the patients, radical subtotal esophagectomy combined with mediastinal lymph node dissection is recommended, followed by esophageal reconstruction.
At about 8:30 a.m., the attending physician will explain to all the family members (all family members are expected to be present) before the operation, such as operation mode, surgical risks, success rates, comorbidities, time of operation, and charged items.