Volume 19, Issue 74 (7-2010)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2010, 19(74): 108-115 | Back to browse issues page

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Nemati S, Marzban S, Koosha N, Kerdari H.                                              Fracture of the Tracheostomy Tube and Migration into the Bronchus: A Rare Complication                    . jour guilan uni med sci. 2010; 19 (74) :108-115
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Guilan University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract Introduction: Tracheostomy is a surgical creation of opening secondly way into the trachea through the neck to establish an airway. Many complications have been described for this procedure Case Report: We encountered an unusual complication of tracheostomy which the metallic tracheostomy tube had been fractured and aspirated into right main bronchus of a 58-years-old man. The patient had no significant distress, and the broken piece was extracted by use of rigid bronchoscope. Conclusion: Breakage of tracheostomy tube may be a rare complication of tracheostomy procedure. We must be aware of this probability. Instruction the patient and his families and health workers is important also must be checked the patient regularly.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/17 | Accepted: 2013/11/17 | Published: 2013/11/17

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