|Like benign tumors, cancer of the trachea to the famous long asymptomatic. Typically, the patient makes contact laryngologist shortness of breath. Since then he calculates the duration of his illness, coming to the doctor after about 5-6 months after the start of it.
Initially, breathlessness is noticeable only on exertion, then it becomes more pronounced, and finally, the patient can lie only in a forced position (sitting). Breathing is noisy, and stridor ac... Read more »
|The above symptoms persisting for a long time, especially an elderly person, give reason to suspect cancer of the trachea. Establish the presence of a tumor is possible only through the inspection. When the tumor in the upper parts of the trachea, it can be seen in the mirror laryngoscopy, more often for diagnosis has to resort to direct laryngoscopy and upper tracheo microscopy. The last must be done with great caution so as not to cause heavy bleeding. The same ca... Read more »
|Treatment of cancer of the trachea combined: surgical removal, followed by radium and X-ray. Operative treatment is reduced to the excision of the tumor within the healthy tissue. When a circular lesion is lateral resection of the body. Accessibility for radical surgical intervention is determined by the level of the tumor, it is more difficult than the tumor is located below. The lowest units are not available for surge... Read more »