Table 1– Demographic data of the patients
Airway stentsOesophageal stentsDouble stents#Total
Patients65 (58)37 (37)10 (9)112
Age yrs mean (range)52 (37–73)56 (42–71)57 (39–81)54.3 (37–81)
Males/females53/1236/19/198/14
Type of cancer
 Oesophageal1414129
 NSCLC
  Left lung2511440
  Right Lung1712433
 SCLC90110
Localisation of fistula in airway
 Trachea4452271
 Carina0268
 Left main bronchus172928
 Right main bronchus4105
Complications (respiratory failure)4217
Survival time days median (IQR)182 (243–279)249 (274–294)245 (278–294)261 (213–293)
  • Data are presented as n (%) or n, unless otherwise stated. NSCLC: nonsmall cell lung cancer; SCLC: small cell lung cancer; IQR: interquartile range. #: airway and oesophageal stenting.