Therapeutic Management in Proximal Tracheal Rupture during Total Thyroidectomy

  • Victor J. Ovejero-Gomez, M. V. Bermudez-Garcia
  • Published 2014


Tracheal disruption is a life-threatening rare complication of total thyroidectomy that it should be prevented. The own-patient risk factors, procedure of tracheal intubation and a meticulous surgical technique are three main keys to keep in mind. Both medical and surgical management of this injury depends on its size, location and patient’s symptoms… (More)


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