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tracheostomy

tra·che·os·to·my

 (trā′kē-ŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. tra·che·os·to·mies
1. Surgical construction of an opening in the trachea for the insertion of a catheter or tube to facilitate breathing.
2. The opening so made.
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tracheostomy

(ˌtrækɪˈɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical formation of a temporary or permanent opening into the trachea following tracheotomy
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tra•che•os•to•my

(ˌtreɪ kiˈɒs tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
1. the construction of an artificial opening through the neck into the trachea, usu. for the relief of difficulty in breathing.
2. the opening so constructed.
[1920–25]
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A method of making an artificial opening in the trachea (windpipe) to maintain a patient’s breathing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tracheostomy - a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for airtracheostomy - a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
stoma - a mouth or mouthlike opening (especially one created by surgery on the surface of the body to create an opening to an internal organ)
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Translations

tra·che·os·to·my

n. traqueostomía, incisión en la tráquea para permitir el paso de aire en caso de obstrucción.
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tracheostomy

n (pl -mies) traqueostomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
Complications in late phase included tracheal stenosis and fistula formation (tracheal-cutaneous or tracheal-esophagus fistula).[3] Complications are uncommon but some can be lethal.[3],[4] We describe a case with tracheostomy tube dislodgement during transportation to the operative room (OR) that was detected by absent waveform capnography before anesthesia induction.
Grande allegedly suctioned MJB's tracheostomy tube and supplemented oxygen, but the child appeared pale and non-responsive, according to the lawsuit.
During care of the tracheostomy tube, and those encountered after decannulation.
Tracheostomy securement tapes are important to hold the tracheostomy tube in place.
The DMK chief was first admitted to Kauvery Hospital on July 18 for a change of Tracheostomy Tube. However, he was discharged the same day after the procedure.
It may be recalled that on July 18 Karunanidhi had undergone a procedure at a hospital in which a tracheostomy tube was replaced by a new one.
"Community carers are trained to clear airways in an emergency situation and to maintain a clear airway until a tracheostomy tube can be changed.
When extubation, or removal of the ETT, is not expected to occur within seven to fourteen days, placement of a tracheostomy tube (TT) should be considered (Bickenbach et al., 2011; Marino, 2007).
Here we present a case of repeated tracheostomy tube cuff rupture during surgical tracheostomy after we obtained consent from the patient's relatives.
Examination revealed that the young man had inspiratory stridor and hoarseness of voice with portex tracheostomy tube in situ.
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) is an invasive procedure in which a tracheostomy tube is placed after establishing a tracheal stoma through dilatation method, rather than the surgical creation of a tracheal stoma.
It was the time taken from the skin incision to insertion of tracheostomy tube or closure of skin incision.