Perc Trach Step-by-Step Tutorial

2016-10-13T18:16:24-05:00February 12th, 2015|Airway, Procedures|

For patients that require prolonged mechanical ventilation, a tracheostomy can be placed either in the operating room as an open surgery, or more preferably at the bedside with a minimally invasive procedure in the intensive care unit by a percutaneous dilational technique under bronchoscopic guidance. This is a step-by-step tutorial for patient selection and procedure techniques