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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2012 pp 77-82

Research Article

Improving Outcome in Tracheostomy: Our Study

Girish Thakur1*, Vinod Kandakure2, Amit Thote3, Ayesha Kausar4, Anup Gilada5

{1Associate professor & Head, 2Assistant Professor, 3,4,5 Junior Resident}

Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Government Medical College, Latur (MS) INDIA

Academic Editor:  Dr. Aher K. R.


Tracheostomy is most valuable and life saving operation in which a surgical airway in the cervical trachea is created. Timing of tracheostomy is most important before anoxic damage results. The aim of study is to study various indications and management of the tracheostomy. If managed efficiently during postoperative period, morbidity and mortality can be reduced in the tracheostomy.