Patients with long term artificial airways have significant pathological changes in their airways over time and require repair that is critical to their well being. Few, if any, community hospitals have the physician expertise to offer such services. Additionally, airway disease management (lung cancer, tracheomalacia, tracheal stenosis) is highly complex, relying on medical technical training that is quite specialized.
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