Logo-aim
Arch Iran Med. 2016;19(7): 0-0.
PMID: 27362243
Scopus ID: 84975780352
  Abstract View: 634
  PDF Download: 402

Original Article

Management of Post-Intubation Tracheal Membrane Ruptures

Aykut Eliçora, Aslı G Akgül, Salih Topçu, Serkan Özbay, Tülay Hoşten, Hüseyin F Sezer, Sultan Şevik Eliçora *

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Iatrogenic tracheal rupture is a rare complication after intubation. Overinflation of the tracheal cuff was speculated to be a frequent cause of tracheal rupture. The surgical approach is a widespread treatment for tracheal ruptures. The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of conservative and surgical therapy approaches in tracheal rupture cases inflicted by tracheal intubation.  
METHODS: Data on 12 patients who experienced tracheal ruptures secondary to intubation were reviewed. The average age of the patients was 58 years (range of 38 to 81 years). Six patients were men and 6 patients were women. Four of the patients were performed thoracotomy for primary surgery and underwent surgical therapy. 8 patients were treated conservatively. The results of both approaches were evaluated. 
RESULTS: Patients, who underwent both conservative and surgical therapy, were completely recovered. There was no rupture originated complication or death.
CONCLUSIONS: Both conservative and surgical therapies are appropriate for treatment of membranous tracheal rupture.
First Name
 
Last Name
 
Email Address
 
Comments
 
Security code


Abstract View: 634

Your browser does not support the canvas element.


PDF Download: 402

Your browser does not support the canvas element.

ePublished: 01 Jul 2016
EndNote EndNote

(Enw Format - Win & Mac)

BibTeX BibTeX

(Bib Format - Win & Mac)

Bookends Bookends

(Ris Format - Mac only)

EasyBib EasyBib

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

Medlars Medlars

(Txt Format - Win & Mac)

Mendeley Web Mendeley Web
Mendeley Mendeley

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

Papers Papers

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

ProCite ProCite

(Ris Format - Win & Mac)

Reference Manager Reference Manager

(Ris Format - Win only)

Refworks Refworks

(Refworks Format - Win & Mac)

Zotero Zotero

(Ris Format - Firefox Plugin)