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Pseudoaneurysm of the superior thyroid artery following revision tracheostomy.
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PMID:  22532258     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case report describes the presentation and management of a rare complication of pseudoaneurysm of the superior thyroid artery following tracheostomy. The majority of post-tracheostomy bleeding is managed either with packing or surgical re-exploration. However, angiography can pinpoint an arterial source of bleeding and allow the surgeon to address it via either a traditional open surgical approach or with minimally invasive endovascular embolization.
Authors:
Harrison W Lin; Brian K Reilly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1531-4995     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 The American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology , Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
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