A Case of Severe Airway Burn Successfully Treated with the Fiberoptic Bronchoscope

  • Kenkichi Oho
  • Issei Iimura
  • Norihiko Kawate
Part of the Developments in Surgery book series (DISU, volume 3)


Burns of the airways and lungs were first described in 19431. Despite the high mortality rate, reports on the subject have been few. Recently we experienced a case of severe airway burn which was diagnosed and successfully treated mainly by fiberoptic bronchoscopy.


Medical College Hospital Biopsy Forceps Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy Tokyo Medical College Severe Airway 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers bv, The Hague/ Boston/ London 1981

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  • Kenkichi Oho
  • Issei Iimura
  • Norihiko Kawate

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