Tracheostomy procedure

Known as: TRACHEOSTOMY, Tracheostomies 
Surgery to create an opening (stoma) into the windpipe. The opening itself may also be called a tracheostomy.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
IMPORTANCE Tracheostomy is a widely used intervention in adult critical care units. There is little evidence to guide clinicians… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
STUDY OBJECTIVES Tracheostomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures in the patient receiving long-term mechanical… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To compare percutaneous with surgical tracheostomy using a meta-analysis of studies published from 1960 to 1996. DATA… (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
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To compare the safety and efficacy of percutaneous dilational tracheostomy (PDT) with surgical tracheostomy (ST… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive disease with no effective treatment. In an initial study… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To compare percutaneous tracheostomy with conventional operative tracheostomy. DESIGN Randomized clinical trial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
PCT techniques have significant advantages when compared with the standard techniques of tracheostomy. We have developed an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
During a 12-month period, 264 patients with multiple injuries who required mechanical ventilation were admitted to the surgical… (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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