Repeat percutaneous tracheostomy in the neurocritically ill patient.

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INTRODUCTION Percutaneous tracheostomy is a widely used and accepted method for long-term mechanical ventilation and airway protection. Neurocritically ill patients sometimes require repeat tracheostomy, which is traditionally considered a relative contraindication for percutaneous procedure. The aim of this study was to determine the safety of repeat… (More)

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@article{Yilmaz2006RepeatPT, title={Repeat percutaneous tracheostomy in the neurocritically ill patient.}, author={M Tolga Yilmaz and Levent Dosemeci and Melike Cengiz and Suat Sanli and Ognjen Gajic and Atilla Ramazanoğlu}, journal={Neurocritical care}, year={2006}, volume={5 2}, pages={120-3} }