Dr. Douglas Mathisen: management complications after tracheal surgery—the earlier the intervention, the better the outcome

Xing Liu

Abstract

At the 6th Oriental Congress of Thoracic Surgery (OCTS 2019) in Shanghai, Dr. Douglas Mathisen (Figure 1), from Massachusetts General Hospital, gave impressive presentations on the two topics—“Management complications after tracheal surgery” and “Postintubation tracheal stenosis—the MGH experience”, sharing his experience on tracheal surgery. During the congress, with the great honor, we took this opportunity to interview Dr. Douglas Mathisen.