No of patients Indication for stenting Cause of death Maybe alternative
1 Stricture Mucus plugging Tracheotomy or end-to-end resection
1 Compression due to aortic anerysma compression Arrosion bleeding Aortic arch graft
1 Extended stenosis small central airways Rupture of posture wall during stenting Lung transplantation
1 Tracheomalcia Stent migration Customized stent
Table 4: Analysis of stenting related death.