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Table 1 Case characteristics

From: Clinical evaluation the success rate and complications of fluoroscopically guided removal of tracheal tube metallic stents

Disease Covered group (n = 36) Uncovered group
(n = 9)
Cicatricial tracheal stenosis after tracheotomy 12 3
Granulation tissue hyperplasia after tracheotomy 3 1
Cicatricial stenosis of the trachea after tracheal intubation 9 2
Granulation tissue hyperplasia after tracheal intubation 1 0
Tracheobronchial tuberculosis 4 2
Traumatic injuries 1 0
Polychondritis 1 0
Tracheal invasion by esophageal carcinoma 2 1
Esophageal stent oppression 1 0
Lung cancer 1 0
Neoplasm metastasis or lymphadenectasis 1 0