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Cuff leak volume as a clinical predictor for identifying post-extubation stridor.
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PMID:  22774617     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
BACKGROUND: Post-extubation stridor occurs after translaryngeal intubation results to re-intubation in a number of patients.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the cut-off value of the cuff leak volume test among Thai patients as a predictor for post-extubation stridor
MATERIAL AND METHOD: Demographic data and cuff leak volume were collected from patients who had been intubated with planned extubation. Clinical stridor was observed and identified after extubation.
RESULTS: Among 115 patients, the cuff leak volume of less than 114 ml was used to predict post-extubation stridor with the sensitivity of 89%, specificity of 90%, positive predictive value of 65%, and negative predictive value of 98%, respectively. Among the stridor group, 12 of 19 cases (63.2%) needed re-intubation.
CONCLUSION: The cuff leak volume of less than 114 ml can be used as a clinical predictor for identifying post-extubation stridor
Warangkana Keeratichananont; Teeranan Limthong; Suriya Keeratichananont
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  752-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Respiratory and Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla, Thailand.
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