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Diseases of the Airway

Overview
General information about the most common benign and malignant airway diseases.

Screening and Prevention
The use of newer technologies to assist with early diagnosis and risk factors to avoid.

Making a Diagnosis
Assessment strategies and tests available to diagnose diseases of the airway.

Treatment
Surgical and therapeutic treatments for benign and malignant airway diseases.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor
A list of concerns to discuss with your physician.

Pre-Operative Information
Pre-admission testing and other pre-surgery requirements.

The Day of Your Surgery
Detailed instructions about where to go and what to expect on the day of operation.

After Surgery
Information about your recovery time in the hospital.

Going Home
Information about leaving the hospital, including activity, incision care, recovery, warning signs, and additional treament.

Support Services
NYU Medical Center offers a number of programs to assist patients returning home.