Hemoptysis due to a large endobronchial mass successful regression after the use of high flow nasal cannula

Submitted: April 16, 2020
Accepted: June 18, 2020
Published: July 15, 2020
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In recent years, high flow nasal cannula is being increasingly used. Most studies showed positive results when used in hypoxaemic respiratory failure. Its use in a patient with a large endobronchial mass has not yet being described. We report a patient who presented with hemoptysis and hypoxaemic respiratory failure second to a large mass obstructing the right main bronchus. High flow oxygen via nasal cannula was initiated with a quick improvement of the hemoptysis and the oxygen saturation. Thus, allowing the patient to be rapidly stabilized.

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Pierucci, Paola, Nicolino Ambrosino, Annalisa Carlucci, Salvatore Grasso, Giovanna Elisiana Carpagnano, and Onofrio Resta. 2020. “Hemoptysis Due to a Large Endobronchial Mass Successful Regression After the Use of High Flow Nasal Cannula”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 90 (3). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2020.1321.