Rigid bronchoscopy-guided percutaneous tracheostomy.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St George's Hospital, London SW17 0QT, UK.
- Published Article
British journal of anaesthesia
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 2005
We describe a case series of seven patients that demonstrates the usefulness of rigid bronchoscopy in percutaneous tracheostomy. The technique was used in selected patients who had a previous tracheostomy, a difficult airway, high risk of bleeding, or a tracheal stent in place.
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