Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy: a self-drive control technique with video fiberoptic bronchoscopy reduces perioperative complications.

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to demonstrate that performance of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) associated with a self-drive control technique lowers the incidence of complications. METHODS A case-control, before-and-after, retrospective study. Place of study: A major teaching hospital in the Department of Emergency, Intensive Care… (More)

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@article{Peris2009PercutaneousDT, title={Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy: a self-drive control technique with video fiberoptic bronchoscopy reduces perioperative complications.}, author={An{\'i}bal Peris and M. Linden and G. Pellegrini and Valentina Anichini and Alessandro Di Filippo}, journal={Minerva anestesiologica}, year={2009}, volume={75 1-2}, pages={21-5} }