International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064




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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Piece of Surgical Blade as Foreign Body Trachea: Highly Uncommon Complication of Tracheostomy

Aman [890] | Ashiyagoel | Jai Prakash Narayan | Vinnyraheja


Abstract: This case report is that of a 64-year-old male who presented with hypoxic respiratory failure requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation. He underwent tracheostomy in the operating room for failure to wean from the ventilator. During tracheostomy while removing cartilaginous ring, the surgical blade broke down and part of it went in to trachea lodging as foreign body which was removed by bronchoscope.


Keywords: icu- intensive care unit


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,


Pages: 1710 - 1710



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