Foreign body removal from the air way is a challenging task as it requires the presence of a skilled anesthetist and a competent otorhino-laryngologist1, this task becomes even more challenging when it involves a trauma victim with cervical spine fracture, maxillofacial trauma and emergency tracheostomy
Fifty three Medical ICU patients underwent tracheostomy
procedure through percutaneous dilatational technique using both Grigg's and Ciaglia's methods.
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy
techniques are gaining greater popularity in intensive care units.
The most common indications for tracheostomy
are the need for prolonged mechanical ventilation, airway protection, and secretion management.
(TC) procedures in patients requiring extended mechanical ventilation are frequently performed in the intensive care unit (ICU).
stoma was then closed by suturing.
Due to distorsion of face and absence of normal respiration, it was decided to perform emergency tracheostomy
as breathing was not possible through nasal route.
Six months before onset of myiasis, he had respiratory difficulty caused by obstructed airway and underwent a tracheostomy
So, the objective of this study was to study various indications and appropriate time of performing tracheostomy
in pediatric age group.
Ilhan Ozdemir State Hospital, Giresun, Turkey, between October 2013 and February 2014, and comprised patients greater than 18 years of age who were dependent on mechanical ventilation for an extended duration and were scheduled to undergo percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy
with Griggs technique.
Thus one is often faced with the dilemma of converting an ETT to a tracheostomy
in a patient who has recently undergone anterior cervical surgery.
She had a massive seizure and her tracheostomy
Background: It is not clear whether the benefits of tracheostomy
remain the same in the population.
The aim of this study was to know whether tracheostomy
can improve the situation in this fatal emergency.
Objective: There is a debate regardingthe timing of tracheostomy
in trauma patients.