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Lung Care
For more information, please contact Imaging Services/Special Procedures, Titus Regional Medical Center, 903.577.6127.

Lung Care

Airway Reclamation

Balloon Dilatation: pulmonary balloons are fitted for the airway segment and inflatedusing a contrast medium under fluoroscopic assistance to re-expand the compressed area.

Tracheobronchial Stent Placement: hollow metal alloy stents are deployed under fluoroscopic assistance to support patency due to in-growth of tumor or extrinsic compression.

Covered stents may also be employed to seal trachea-esophageal fistulas.