Intubation-related tracheal ischemic lesions: incidence, risk factors, and outcome

Abstract

To determine incidence, risk factors and outcome of tracheal ischemic lesions related to intubation. Planned post hoc analysis using patients from a previous randomized controlled study. Fiberoptic tracheoscopy was performed during the 24 h following extubation. In patients with >2 ischemic lesions, ulcer or tracheal rupture, fiberoptic tracheoscopy was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-012-2750-6

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