Transtracheal Approach to Repair of a Tracheo-Colonic Fistula


Tracheo-colonic fistula is an extremely rare pathology, and the scarring that develops after a prior esophagectomy makes a traditional lateral approach very difficult. The THANC Foundation presents a case of a tracheo-colonic fistula in which we demonstrate our unique transtracheal approach to repair the trachea.

Saral Mehra, MD, MBA, Sophie Scherl, BA, Cathy Lazarus, PhD, Eliza Dewey, BA, Mark L. Urken, MD

Head & Neck, November 2014

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