tracheotomy


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tra·che·ot·o·my

 (trā′kē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. tra·che·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision of the trachea through the neck, as to make an artificial opening for breathing.
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tracheotomy

(ˌtrækɪˈɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the trachea, usually performed when the upper air passage has been blocked
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tra•che•ot•o•my

(ˌtreɪ kiˈɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the operation of cutting into the trachea.
[1720–30]
tra`che•ot′o•mist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tracheotomy - a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for airtracheotomy - 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

tracheotomy

[ˌtrækɪˈɒtəmɪ] Ntraqueotomía f
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tracheotomy

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tra·che·ot·o·my

n. traqueotomía, incisión en la tráquea a través de la piel y los músculos del cuello.
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tracheotomy

n (pl -mies) traqueotomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
Common reasons for absent EtCO[sub]2 levels and waveform include disconnection of the ventilator circuit, equipment failure, apnea, airway obstruction, and malposition of endotracheal/tracheostomy tube.[5] Thus, for a patient with tracheostomy scheduled for anesthesia, we suggest detecting capnography before induction was essential and vital because tube dislodgement is a fatal complication in the first few days after tracheotomy. The incidence of this complication has been reported to be 0%-7% and could be life-threatening.[3],[4],[6],[7],[8],[9]
KEYWORDS: Complications, Indications, Pediatric tracheotomy, Surgical technique.
In evidence it was heard the grandmotherof-eight suffered a 4cm tear which was caused when a wire "kinked" during a tracheotomy.
Open surgical tracheotomy (OST) is one of the oldest surgical interventions used in the upper airway insufficiency The oldest known text describing tracheotomy is an ancient sacred Hindu book called the Rig Veda, dating back to 2000 BC.
However, because the mouth opening was limited and area was reduced due to the abscess pressure, opening of tracheotomy with local anesthesia for the control of the airway and subsequently draining the abscess under general anesthesia was last decision.
Fraga JC, Pires AF et al and Zur KB, Litman RS documented removal of foreign body via tracheotomy using a fibreoptic bronchoscope in two trauma patients but in both cases it was because endotracheal tube was too small to allow foreign body removal3,6 in addition the cases had serious anesthesia complications.
Acute epiglottitis (AE) is a potentially life-threatening infection of the supraglottic structures, which can lead to sudden, fatal airway obstruction,[1] may require urgent tracheal intubation or tracheotomy. However, there are no putative predictors for urgent airway intervention in AE, and the timing to establish an artificial airway for adult AE patients remains controversial.[1],[2] Adult patients with diabetes mellitus might bear higher risk of airway compromise and patients who required airway support tend to have higher admission serum glucose level.[2] We report a case of AE in an adult with diabetes mellitus, who developed sudden airway obstruction, and resulting in sudden cardiac arrest after failed tracheal intubation.
The Chairman formally announced that debate on the recent visit of US Secretary of State will be held in the House on Monday and Tuesday while on Thursday debate will be held on the State institution and their role in the concept of tracheotomy and power.
Voice and speech disability after emergency tracheotomy has a strong impact on patients' psychosocial life, which is why the surgeons have now developed various alternative surgical techniques, such as total arytenoidectomy, partial arytenoidectomy with posterior cordectomy, laser-assisted arytenoidectomy, C[O.sub.2] laser cordectomy, laterofixation, etc.
Two of them required tracheotomy due to airway compromise, and one had mediastinitis.