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Types of Tracheostomy Tubes tracheotomy adult


Tracheotomy is the surgical creation of an opening from the outside of the neck into the windpipe. Usually a tracheostomy tube is then inserted into the opening to allow for normal breathing. A tracheotomy is done to bypass obstructions in the upper airway that are interfering with.

This fact sheet discusses use of a tracheostomy in an adult. For information on use in a child, see ATS Patient Information. Series—Use of a Tracheostomy with a.

Laryngoscope. Jan;(1) doi: /lary Complications of midline-open tracheotomy in adults. Straetmans J(1), Schlöndorff G, Herzhoff.

A tracheostomy (trach) tube is a curved tube that is inserted into a tracheostomy stoma (the hole made in the neck and windpipe (Trachea)). There are different types of tracheostomy tubes that vary in certain features for Adult Patients.