Volume 2002, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Tracheostomy is a procedure commonly undertaken in critically ill patients since it has several advantages over prolonged translaryngeal intubation. For critically ill patients bedside tra-cheostomy can be performed by a percutaneous approach using either an incisional or a dilatational techniques. The major advantages of bedside percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy are that it is easy to perform, more rapid and less expensive.


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