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Complications of percutaneous transtracheal procedures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  334024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The increasing use of transtracheal procedures by various specialties has caused a rash of new complications which have interested the endoscopist. These complications have resulted from the many diagnostic and therapeutic procedures involving the percutaneous puncture of the laryngeal or tracheal air space. The validity of these procedures is not questioned. However, they have spawned a host of diverse and bizarre complications which have led to serious and even fatal problems. The role of the endoscopist as a consultant in both the diagnosis and therapy of these developments must be understood and stressed.
G D Lyons; M E Garrett; D G Fourrier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:    1977 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-11-30     Completed Date:  1977-11-30     Revised Date:  2006-05-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  633-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / etiology
Anesthesia, Intratracheal / adverse effects
Biopsy, Needle / adverse effects
Bronchography / adverse effects
Foreign-Body Migration / etiology
Hematoma / etiology
Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / etiology*
Trachea / injuries
Tracheal Stenosis / etiology
Tracheotomy / adverse effects*

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