Treatment of Tracheoinnominate Fistula with Ligation of the Innominate Artery: A Case Report.

@article{Menen2017TreatmentOT,
  title={Treatment of Tracheoinnominate Fistula with Ligation of the Innominate Artery: A Case Report.},
  author={Rhiana S Menen and Jimmy J. F. Pak and Matthew A Dowell and Ashish Kumar Patel and Simon K. Ashiku and Jeffrey B. Velotta},
  journal={The Permanente journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 3}
}
INTRODUCTION Tracheoinnominate fistula, a rare complication of tracheostomy, carries high mortality regardless of treatment; therefore prevention and quick diagnosis is pertinent to survival. CASE PRESENTATION A 76-year-old man who underwent emergent tracheostomy placement presented on postoperative day 10 with massive hemorrhage concerning for… CONTINUE READING