Comparison of the effects of different percutaneous tracheotomy techniques on acute tracheal trauma


Demirel C. B. , Haltas H., PAMPAL H. K. , ÜNAL Y., IŞIK B., Uysal M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.44, no.1, pp.68-72, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1212-62
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-72
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: As it can easily be performed at the bedside with minimal morbidity, percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PDT) is preferred over surgical tracheotomy. The aim of this study is to compare the effects of different PDT techniques on posterior tracheal wall injury.