Ultrasound-guided localisation of trachea for surgical tracheostomy

  title={Ultrasound-guided localisation of trachea for surgical tracheostomy},
  author={Nazia Binte Munir and David Hughes and Girendra Sadera and Ian W. Sherman},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
Tracheostomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures. It can often be spectacular and life saving and as such has been a popular subject in published literature on the history of medicine [1]. It is also one of the oldest surgical procedures, and has been found to be portrayed on Egyptian tablets dating back to 3600 BC [2]. The term tracheostomy (strictly speaking tracheotomy) refers to the creation of a surgical opening in the anterior tracheal wall to access and secure an airway [3… CONTINUE READING
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