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Bedside percutaneous dilational tracheostomy with endoscopic guidance: experience with 71 ICU patients.

Authors
  • Winkler, W B
  • Karnik, R
  • Seelmann, O
  • Havlicek, J
  • Slany, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Intensive care medicine
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1994
Volume
20
Issue
7
Pages
476–479
Identifiers
PMID: 7995862
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy is a simple bedside procedure associated with a low complication rate. We recommend the use of endoscopic guidance to increase the safety of tracheal puncture and dilation procedure.

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