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PercuTwist: a new single-dilator technique for percutaneous tracheostomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12505957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PercuTwist is a new technique for percutaneous tracheostomy in that stoma dilation is achieved with a unique screwlike dilating device. We describe the technique itself and our first clinical experiences with PercuTwist.
Klaus Westphal; Diana Maeser; Gert Scheifler; Volker Lischke; Christian Byhahn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-30     Completed Date:  2003-01-21     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-32, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Katharina Kasper Kliniken, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Blood Gas Analysis
Intensive Care
Middle Aged
Tracheostomy / adverse effects,  instrumentation*,  methods

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