• Bronchoplastic procedure for an unusual indication--Wegener's granulomatosis.

      Soo, Alan; Aziz, Rasheed; Buckley, Mella; Young, Vincent; Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Crest Directorate, St James's Hospital, James Street, Dublin 8, Ireland. alan.soo@ucd.ie (2009-09)
      Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a systemic vasculitic condition that commonly affects the lung and kidneys. With improvement in medical therapy, airway complications are increasingly encountered and are difficult to manage. Here, we present a case whereby a patient presenting with airway complication is successfully treated with surgery.