Tracheostomy in human immuno-deficiency virus infected children at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.

@article{Mulwafu2007TracheostomyIH,
  title={Tracheostomy in human immuno-deficiency virus infected children at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.},
  author={Wakisa K Mulwafu and Andrew Charles Argent and Carol A Prescott and Jane Booth},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 7},
  pages={1125-8}
}
UNLABELLED Tracheostomy in adults with HIV/AIDS has been reported to be associated with both high and early mortality of 47-100%. There is minimal data regarding the role of tracheostomy in HIV infected children. We did a retrospective analysis of HIV positive children that underwent tracheostomy at our institution over a 5-year period, 2002-2006. A total… CONTINUE READING