Subglottic


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Sub`glot´tic


a.1.(Anat.) Situated below the glottis; - applied to that part of the cavity of the larynx below the true vocal cords.
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Lower range singing is marked by more thyroarytenoid muscle (TA) activity and lower subglottic pressure, while higher range singing in female classical production and male falsetto involves a more active cricothyroid muscle (CT) and generally higher subglottic pressure.
Stenosis at subglottic region produces biphasic stridor1.
Tenders are invited for Tracheostomy Tube With Subglottic Suction Cuffed 7.
On fiberoptic endoscopic laryngeal examination, a spindle-shaped stenotic area with smooth mucosal surface was observed in the subglottic area (Figure 1a).
The desquamating lesions on her posterior pharyngeal wall extended to the bilateral arytenoids, posterior cricoid region, and piriform sinuses, as well as the subglottic region (figure).
Twelve patients--2% of the study population--were found to have serious cardiorespiratory conditions that had been misdiagnosed as asthma: four people with ischemic heart disease (two requiring percutaneous coronary intervention), two with subglottic stenosis (both requiring airway dilation procedures), two with bronchiectasis, and one each with interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, sarcoidosis, and tracheobronchomalacia.
There was subglottic stenosis and the Cormack--Lehane score was observed to be IV.
Accumulation and micro-aspiration of oropharyngeal secretions at the top of the endotracheal tube cuff, in the subglottic region, is known as a key factor in the development of VAP6.
Secondly, all transplanted patients were intubated with oropharyngeal tubes with subglottic aspiration device, again according to our hospital protocol.
Odynophagia is described as an important discriminating symptom, since it is considered rare in laryngeal cancer, but it is a well-known symptom reported among patients suffering from subglottic carcinoma.
Oropharyngeal and subglottic suctioning is a skill performed in ICU, which will reduce the risk of VAE.
There is considerable variability in practice between countries regarding humidification systems, intubation route, endotracheal suction system, kinetic therapy beds, subglottic secretion drainage and body position.