TUBE, TRACHEOSTOMY (W/WO CONNECTOR)

Known as: Tracheostomy tube, tubes tracheostomy, tracheostomy tubes 
A 2-inch- to 3-inch-long curved metal or plastic tube that is placed in a surgically created opening (tracheostomy) in the windpipe to maintain… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To investigate the feasibility of transoral robotic surgery as a method of surgical treatment of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Respiratory dysfunction is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in spinal cord injury (SCI), which causes impairment of… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS An evaluation of 500 adult, intubated, intensive care unit patients undergoing endoscopic percutaneous… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Acquired TEF is a rare complication that can occur from a variety of causes. The most common etiology of nonmalignant TEF is as a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To objectively assess swallowing function after an intensive chemoradiation regimen for locally advanced head-and-neck… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare parameters that might predict successful translaryngeal extubation and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A prospective, randomized, controlled study was undertaken to compare the Pall Ultipor breathing circuit filter (PUBCF), a heat… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
I has long been known that patients with respiratory failure requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation consume considerable… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Patency of the upper airway (UA) is usually considered to be maintained by the activity of muscles in the head and neck. These… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The development by the senior author (P.C.) of percutaneous tracheostomy from cricothyroidostomy and subcricoid fingertip… (More)
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