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We report the case of a 71-year-old man receiving anticoagulant treatment because of a mechanical aortic valve. Because of an unsuccessful weaning after abdominal surgery, a translaryngeal tracheostomy was realised without incident. The patient died few days later after a hypoxic cardiac arrest due to a severe haemorrhage after the first recannulation. This(More)
We report one case of tracheal lesion following a change of cannula of tracheotomy in intensive care. The clinical features were respiratory failure, bilateral pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema. The bronchoscopy made diagnosis of tracheal lesion. The location of the lesion and the features of the patient made us choose a conservative treatment by(More)