tracheotomy

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Summary: Surgical incision of the trachea.

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  1. ncbi Effects of the removal of the tracheotomy tube on swallowing during the fiberoptic endoscopic exam of the swallow (FEES)
    Joseph Donzelli
    Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ltd, Naperville, Illinois, USA
    Dysphagia 20:283-9. 2005
  2. ncbi Emergency cricothyroidotomy: a randomised crossover study of four methods
    J C Dimitriadis
    Emergency medicine registrar, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Anaesthesia 63:1204-8. 2008
  3. ncbi Emergency cricothyrotomy-a comparative study of different techniques in human cadavers
    Patrick Schober
    Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Resuscitation 80:204-9. 2009
  4. ncbi Complications of tracheotomy in patients with mucopolysaccharidoses type II (Hunter syndrome)
    Han Sin Jeong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1765-9. 2006
  5. ncbi The emergent surgical airway: cricothyrotomy vs. tracheotomy
    J K Dillon
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:204-8. 2013
  6. ncbi Tracheotomy tubes with suction above the cuff reduce the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care unit patients
    Levi G Ledgerwood
    Center for Voice and Swallowing, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 122:3-8. 2013
  7. ncbi Emergency cricothyrotomy: long-term results
    J H Isaacs
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Florida, Jacksonville, USA
    Am Surg 67:346-9; discussion 349-50. 2001
  8. ncbi Airway injury during emergency transcutaneous airway access: a comparison at cricothyroid and tracheal sites
    Nazar Salah
    Department of Anaesthesia, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Anesth Analg 109:1901-7. 2009
  9. ncbi Tracheotomy improves experiment success rate in mice during urethane anesthesia and stereotaxic surgery
    Olve Moldestad
    Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, Department of Physiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Domus Medica, Sognsvannsveien 9, PB1103 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    J Neurosci Methods 176:57-62. 2009
  10. ncbi A prospective, randomized, study comparing early percutaneous dilational tracheotomy to prolonged translaryngeal intubation (delayed tracheotomy) in critically ill medical patients
    Mark J Rumbak
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupation Medicine, Tampa General Hospital University of South Florida Health Science Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1689-94. 2004

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  1. ncbi Effects of the removal of the tracheotomy tube on swallowing during the fiberoptic endoscopic exam of the swallow (FEES)
    Joseph Donzelli
    Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ltd, Naperville, Illinois, USA
    Dysphagia 20:283-9. 2005
    This study investigated the effects, if any, that the presence of a tracheotomy tube has on the incidence of laryngeal penetration and aspiration in patients with a known or suspected dysphagia...
  2. ncbi Emergency cricothyroidotomy: a randomised crossover study of four methods
    J C Dimitriadis
    Emergency medicine registrar, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Anaesthesia 63:1204-8. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi Emergency cricothyrotomy-a comparative study of different techniques in human cadavers
    Patrick Schober
    Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Resuscitation 80:204-9. 2009
    ..Several cricothyrotomy techniques exist, which can be grouped into two categories: anatomical-surgical and puncture...
  4. ncbi Complications of tracheotomy in patients with mucopolysaccharidoses type II (Hunter syndrome)
    Han Sin Jeong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1765-9. 2006
    To investigate the complication rate of tracheotomy in patients with mucopolysacchridoses (MPS) type II (Hunter syndrome).
  5. ncbi The emergent surgical airway: cricothyrotomy vs. tracheotomy
    J K Dillon
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:204-8. 2013
    ..acceptable emergency surgical airways in the 'cannot intubate, cannot ventilate' scenario: cricothyrotomy and tracheotomy. Little has been published regarding the emergency surgical airway practices at different institutions...
  6. ncbi Tracheotomy tubes with suction above the cuff reduce the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care unit patients
    Levi G Ledgerwood
    Center for Voice and Swallowing, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 122:3-8. 2013
    We evaluated the effect of tracheotomy tubes that enable suction immediately above the cuff on the development of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
  7. ncbi Emergency cricothyrotomy: long-term results
    J H Isaacs
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Florida, Jacksonville, USA
    Am Surg 67:346-9; discussion 349-50. 2001
    ..In most cases these problems were due to the underlying disease process. EC is effective in obtaining an airway with a low incidence of later severe airway problems. However, many of these patients do poorly overall...
  8. ncbi Airway injury during emergency transcutaneous airway access: a comparison at cricothyroid and tracheal sites
    Nazar Salah
    Department of Anaesthesia, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Anesth Analg 109:1901-7. 2009
    ..In this study, we compared airway injury between the tracheal and CTM sites using different techniques for airway access...
  9. ncbi Tracheotomy improves experiment success rate in mice during urethane anesthesia and stereotaxic surgery
    Olve Moldestad
    Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, Department of Physiology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Domus Medica, Sognsvannsveien 9, PB1103 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    J Neurosci Methods 176:57-62. 2009
    ..During experiments with stereotaxic brain surgery, we found that intubation by means of tracheotomy is an efficient way to maintain patent airways in these animals...
  10. ncbi A prospective, randomized, study comparing early percutaneous dilational tracheotomy to prolonged translaryngeal intubation (delayed tracheotomy) in critically ill medical patients
    Mark J Rumbak
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupation Medicine, Tampa General Hospital University of South Florida Health Science Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1689-94. 2004
    The timing of tracheotomy in patients requiring mechanical ventilation is unknown...
  11. ncbi Tracheotomy bleeding from an unusual tracheo-arterial fistula: involvement of an aberrant right subclavian artery
    C Desvant
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Huriez Hospital, University of Lille, Lille, France
    J Laryngol Otol 124:1333-6. 2010
    The development of a tracheo-arterial fistula is a rare but severe complication of tracheotomy. The reported patient presented with such a fistula involving an aberrant right subclavian artery, termed an arteria lusoria, an aortic arch ..
  12. ncbi The indication of tracheotomy conditions the predictors of time to decannulation in critical patients
    G Hernandez
    Servicio de Cuidados Intensivos, Hospital Infanta Sofia, Madrid, Spain
    Med Intensiva 36:531-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine whether classifying patients into two groups according to their indications for tracheostomy could identify variables associated with time to decannulation...
  13. ncbi The timing of tracheotomy in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Fei Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
    Chest 140:1456-65. 2011
    The objective of this study was to systematically review and quantitatively synthesize all randomized controlled trials (RCTs), comparing important outcomes in ventilated critically ill patients who received an early or late tracheotomy.
  14. ncbi Airway obstruction by granulation tissue within a fenestrated tracheotomy tube: case report
    Michael A Carron
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 5E UHC, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, 4201 St Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 85:54-5. 2006
    Complications of tracheotomy tube placement can be categorized as intraoperative, early postoperative, and late postoperative. Among the late complications is the development of granulation tissue...
  15. ncbi Emergency cricothyrotomy: a randomised crossover trial comparing the wire-guided and catheter-over-needle techniques
    B G Fikkers
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Anaesthesia 59:1008-11. 2004
    ..We conclude that the wire-guided minitracheotomy kit is unsuitable for emergency cricothyrotomies performed by inexperienced practitioners. On the other hand, the catheter-over-needle technique appears to be quick, safe and reliable...
  16. ncbi Role of skin-lined tracheotomy in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: personal experience
    A Campanini
    ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Unit, G B Morgagni L Pierantoni Hospital, Forli, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:68-74. 2004
    Permanent tracheotomy was the first surgical procedure proposed for the treatment of severe obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome and is still the only surgical option that ensures, even in very severe cases, complete elimination of apnoea ..
  17. ncbi Early percutaneous tracheotomy versus prolonged intubation of mechanically ventilated patients after cardiac surgery: a randomized trial
    Jean Louis Trouillet
    Institut de Cardiologie, Hopital de la Pitie Salpetriere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Paris, France
    Ann Intern Med 154:373-83. 2011
    Whether early percutaneous tracheotomy in patients who require prolonged mechanical ventilation can shorten mechanical ventilation duration and lower mortality remains controversial.
  18. pmc Health information management and perceptions of the quality of care for children with tracheotomy: a qualitative study
    Jay G Berry
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:117. 2011
    Children with tracheotomy receive health care from an array of providers within various hospital and community health system sectors...
  19. ncbi Tracheotomy versus endotracheal intubation for airway management in deep neck space infections
    Jason K Potter
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9109, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:349-54; discussion 354-5. 2002
    The aim of the present study was to compare costs and outcomes for patients with deep neck infections who were treated with either tracheotomy or endotracheal intubation.
  20. ncbi Airway fire during tracheotomy
    Michael Tykocinski
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:195-7. 2006
    We report a case of airway fire during surgical tracheotomy using diathermy for the incision into the trachea. A literature review of airway fire during tracheotomy was carried out, and the management of airway fire is discussed...
  21. ncbi Endoscopic percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy: a prospective evaluation of 500 consecutive cases
    Karen M Kost
    Department of Otolaryngology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Laryngoscope 115:1-30. 2005
    An evaluation of 500 adult, intubated, intensive care unit patients undergoing endoscopic percutaneous tracheotomy using the multiple and single dilator techniques was conducted to assess the feasibility and safety of the procedure as it ..
  22. ncbi Tracheotomy: clinical review and guidelines
    Paul De Leyn
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:412-21. 2007
    b>Tracheotomy is a commonly performed procedure. The Belgian Society of Pneumology (BVP-SBP) and the Belgian Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (BACTS) developed guidelines on tracheotomy for mechanical ventilation in adults...
  23. ncbi Predisposing factors for nosocomial pneumonia in patients receiving mechanical ventilation and requiring tracheotomy
    H Georges
    Intensive Care Unit and Infectious Diseases Department, Lille University Medical School, Hopital Chatiliez, Tourcoing, France
    Chest 118:767-74. 2000
    To assess the incidence of nosocomial pneumonia (NP) after tracheotomy in an ICU population and to determine NP risk factors during the ICU stay, particularly on the day of tracheotomy.
  24. ncbi Hyoid bone and laryngeal movement dependent upon presence of a tracheotomy tube
    Alyssa R Terk
    Department of Surgery, Section of Otolaryngology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8041, USA
    Dysphagia 22:89-93. 2007
    ..this prospective, consecutive study was to investigate the biomechanical effects, if any, of the presence of a tracheotomy tube and tube cuff status, tube capping status, and aspiration status on movement of the hyoid bone and larynx ..
  25. ncbi Cricothyrotomy: a 5-year experience at one institution
    Aaron E Bair
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:151-6. 2003
    ..Additionally, the RFST was the most commonly used technique for cric at this institution. The complication rate of cric was significantly higher in the prehospital environment than in the ED...
  26. ncbi Tracheotomy in pediatric patients: a national perspective
    Charlotte W Lewis
    Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 4920, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:523-9. 2003
    ..diseases and the capabilities of medical technology have altered the indications for, and implications of, tracheotomy in children...
  27. ncbi Frontolateral vertical partial laryngectomy without tracheotomy for invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the true vocal cord: a 25-year experience
    Kevin T Brumund
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, University of Paris V, Paris, France
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:314-22. 2005
    ..analyze the oncological and functional outcomes following frontolateral vertical partial laryngectomy without tracheotomy. The 5-year Kaplan-Meier actuarial survival estimate ranged from 83.1% for T1 tumors to 67...
  28. ncbi Endoscopic laryngotracheal cleft repair without tracheotomy or intubation
    Kishore Sandu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Laryngoscope 116:630-4. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation avoids recannulation and facilitates early weaning from tracheotomy in children
    Brigitte Fauroux
    Pediatric Pulmonary, Hopital Armand Trousseau, Paris, France
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 11:31-7. 2010
    ..To show that noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation by means of a nasal mask may avoid recannulation after decannulation and facilitate early decannulation...
  30. ncbi Percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy in intensive care unit patients with increased bleeding risk or obesity. A prospective analysis of 1000 procedures
    Leiv Arne Rosseland
    Division of Emergencies and Critical Care, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 55:835-41. 2011
    Percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PT) is safe and cost effective, and has become a routine method in intensive care units (ICU), but safety concerns persist for obese patients and for patients with a high risk of bleeding...
  31. ncbi Incidence, etiology, and outcome of nosocomial pneumonia in ICU patients requiring percutaneous tracheotomy for mechanical ventilation
    Jordi Rello
    Critical Care Department, Joan XXIII University Hospital, University Rovira and Virgili, Carrer Dr Mallafre Guasch 4, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
    Chest 124:2239-43. 2003
    To determine the epidemiology of pneumonia in patients with tracheotomy receiving short-term mechanical ventilation.
  32. ncbi Tracheal stenosis after placement of percutaneous dilational tracheotomy
    Thomas E Christenson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:222-7. 2008
    Percutaneous dilational tracheotomy procedures have been used successfully as a bedside alternative to open surgical tracheotomy. At our institution, we have seen patients with tracheal injuries following this procedure...
  33. ncbi Hospital volumes for common pediatric specialty operations
    Jay G Berry
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children s Hospital Boston, 1 Autumn Street, AU 522, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:38-43. 2007
    ..To describe hospital volumes for common pediatric specialty operations, to evaluate hospital and patient characteristics associated with operations performed at a low-volume hospital, and to evaluate outcomes with hospital volume...
  34. ncbi Temporary tracheotomy in the surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: personal experience
    A Campanini
    ENT and Cervico Facial Surgery Unit, L Pierantoni Hospital, Forli, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 23:474-8. 2003
    Aim of the study is a retrospective analysis on the use of temporary tracheotomy in our snoring surgery experience...
  35. ncbi Weaning from tracheotomy in long-term mechanically ventilated patients: feasibility of a decisional flowchart and clinical outcome
    Piero Ceriana
    Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Istituto Scientifico di Pavia, Fondazione S Maugeri, IRCCS, Via Ferrata 8, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 29:845-8. 2003
    To assess the feasibility of following a decisional flowchart to decide whether to remove tracheotomy in long-term mechanically ventilated patients.
  36. ncbi Percutaneous dilation tracheotomy versus surgical tracheotomy: our experience
    David Goldenberg
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Neurosurgical Care Unit, Rambam Medical Center and Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:358-63. 2003
    Percutaneous dilation tracheotomy (PDT) is becoming a popular alternative to surgical tracheotomy. In our department, we recently adopted the use of the PDT in intensive care unit patients...
  37. ncbi Investigation of the causal relationship between tracheotomy and aspiration in the acute care setting
    S B Leder
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:641-4. 2000
    To investigate the causal relationship, if any, between tracheotomy and incidence of aspiration in the acute care setting.
  38. ncbi Tracheotomy: timing and techniques
    Andrew J McWhorter
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 11:473-9. 2003
    Until the past 40 years, the timing of tracheotomy was of little concern. It was an emergency procedure developed for the relief of airway obstruction...
  39. ncbi Presence of a tracheotomy tube and aspiration status in early, postsurgical head and neck cancer patients
    Steven B Leder
    Department of Surgery, Section of Otolaryngology, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 208041, New Haven, CT 06520 8041, USA
    Head Neck 27:757-61. 2005
    We sought to investigate the effects, if any, that the presence of a tracheotomy tube has on aspiration status in early, postsurgical head and neck cancer patients.
  40. ncbi Prognostic factors in laryngotracheal injury following intubation and/or tracheotomy in ICU patients
    E Esteller-Moré
    ENT Department, Hospital General de Catalunya, Cugat del Vallés, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:880-3. 2005
    The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of laryngotracheal injuries following intubation and/or tracheotomy in intensive care unit (ICU) patients and to analyze their prognostic factors...
  41. ncbi Oximetry and indications for tracheotomy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    John Robert Bach
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital B 403, 150 Bergen St, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Chest 126:1502-7. 2004
    To explore the use of oximetry as a guide for using respiratory aids and tracheotomy in the treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
  42. ncbi Percutaneous or surgical tracheostomy: a meta-analysis
    P Dulguerov
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Geneva Hospital, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 27:1617-25. 1999
    ..To compare percutaneous with surgical tracheostomy using a meta-analysis of studies published from 1960 to 1996...
  43. ncbi Relationship between tracheotomy and ventilator-associated pneumonia: a case control study
    S Nseir
    Intensive Care Unit, Calmette Hospital, University Hospital of Lille, boulevard du Pr Leclercq, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Eur Respir J 30:314-20. 2007
    The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship between tracheotomy and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). The study used a retrospective case-control study design based on prospective data...
  44. ncbi Impact of tracheotomy on sedative administration, sedation level, and comfort of mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients
    Ania Nieszkowska
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 33:2527-33. 2005
    To assess the impact of tracheotomy on sedative administration, sedation level, and autonomy of mechanically-ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients.
  45. ncbi Tracheotomy in children: evolution in indications
    C S Butnaru
    Otolaryngology Department, Edouard Herriot Universitary Hospital, Place d Arsonval, 69437 Lyon Cedex 03, France
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:115-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the evolution of indications for tracheostomy in children...
  46. ncbi Bacterial biofilm presence in pediatric tracheotomy tubes
    Jonathan Perkins
    Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:339-43. 2004
    To determine whether bacterial biofilms are present on pediatric tracheotomy tubes.
  47. ncbi Impact of neck length on the safety of percutaneous and surgical tracheotomy: a prospective, randomized study
    Abtin Tabaee
    Departments of Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1685-90. 2005
    To investigate a correlation between neck length and the incidence of complications after both percutaneous and surgical tracheotomy (ST) and to compare the relative safety of the two procedures at our institution.
  48. ncbi Outcome in pediatric tracheotomy
    Weerachai Tantinikorn
    Department of Otolaryngology, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Am J Otolaryngol 24:131-7. 2003
    To investigate the outcome and related factors in pediatric tracheotomy.
  49. ncbi Home tracheotomy mechanical ventilation in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: causes, complications and 1-year survival
    Jesús Sancho
    Respiratory Care Unit, Respiratory Medicine Department, Hospital Clinico Universitario, Avd Blasco Ibañez 17 46010 Valencia, Spain
    Thorax 66:948-52. 2011
    Home tracheotomy mechanical ventilation (HTMV) can prolong survival in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) when non-invasive ventilation (NIV) fails, but knowledge about HTMV is scarce...
  50. ncbi Mobilizing the patient in the intensive care unit: the role of early tracheotomy
    Stephen R Clum
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Section of Interventional Pulmonology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Care Clin 23:71-9. 2007
    A large number of studies have evaluated the benefits of early tracheotomy. Heterogeneity in the various studies reviewed in this article is apparent, with early tracheotomy ranging from one to several days, and benefits regarding ..
  51. ncbi Score system for elective tracheotomy in major head and neck tumour surgery
    B Kruse-Losler
    Clinics for Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Munster, Waldeyerstrasse 30, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 49:654-9. 2005
    ..for respiratory failure after major oropharyngeal resections in head and neck cancer surgery, focusing on a score system to identify patients requiring an elective tracheotomy and to avoid tracheotomy under emergency conditions.
  52. ncbi Fantoni's translaryngeal tracheotomy complications. Personal experience
    G Neri
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Surgical Sciences, Otorhinolaryngology Section, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 24:20-5. 2004
    b>Tracheotomy is a surgical procedure which, in conditions of acute respiratory emergency, guarantees an adequate airway through the trachea whereas, in cases of chronic respiratory failure, it is used to improve ventilation through the ..
  53. ncbi Infant tracheotomy: results of a survey regarding technique
    Francis P Ruggiero
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:263-7. 2008
    To identify practice patterns regarding tracheotomy technique among pediatric otolaryngologists.
  54. ncbi Controversies in mechanical ventilation: when should a tracheotomy be placed?
    Christopher King
    Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 3831 Rodman Street Apartment F30, Washington, DC 20016, USA
    Clin Chest Med 29:253-63, vi. 2008
    ..of mechanically ventilated patients, critical care physicians frequently face the dilemma of whether to perform tracheotomy. The decision is a complex one, requiring a detailed understanding of the risks and benefits of both ..
  55. ncbi Nasal and oral contribution to inhaled and exhaled nitric oxide: a study in tracheotomized patients
    D C F Törnberg
    Dept of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Respir J 19:859-64. 2002
    ..These findings have implications for the measurement of nitric oxide in exhaled air and the physiological effects of autoinhaled endogenous nitric oxide...
  56. ncbi Early mortality rate of morbidly obese patients after tracheotomy
    Ilaaf Darrat
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:2125-8. 2008
    To 1) determine the early mortality rate (within 30 days) of morbidly obese patients after tracheotomy; 2) determine the difference between the mortality rate after tracheotomy of morbidly obese patients and patients who are not morbidly ..
  57. ncbi Percutaneous versus surgical tracheotomy: an updated meta-analysis
    Eric R Oliver
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, College of Medicine, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1570-5. 2007
    ..an updated meta-analysis investigating differences in complication rates, procedure times, and costs between percutaneous dilational tracheotomy (PDT), operating room surgical tracheotomy (ST), and bedside surgical tracheotomy (BST).
  58. ncbi 'Defatting' tracheotomy in morbidly obese patients
    Neil D Gross
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland 97201, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:1940-4. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the safety and morbidity of the latter technique, the "defatting" tracheotomy.
  59. pmc Tracheotomy does not affect reducing sedation requirements of patients in intensive care--a retrospective study
    Denise P Veelo
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:R99. 2006
    ..Current opinion is that tracheotomy reduces sedation requirements...
  60. ncbi The impact of pediatric tracheotomy on parental caregiver burden and health status
    Christopher J Hartnick
    Departments of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:1065-9. 2003
    To explore the effects of the placement of a pediatric tracheotomy tube on the degree of caregiver burden and overall health status of parents using general and disease-specific instruments.
  61. ncbi Early vs late tracheotomy for prevention of pneumonia in mechanically ventilated adult ICU patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Pier Paolo Terragni
    Anestesia e Rianimazione 1, Ospedale S Giovanni Battista, Universita di Torino, Turin, Italy
    JAMA 303:1483-9. 2010
    b>Tracheotomy is used to replace endotracheal intubation in patients requiring prolonged ventilation; however, there is considerable variability in the time considered optimal for performing tracheotomy...
  62. pmc Immediate post-operative effects of tracheotomy on respiratory function during mechanical ventilation
    Argyro Amygdalou
    Department of Intensive Care, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Crit Care 8:R243-7. 2004
    b>Tracheotomy is widely performed in the intensive care unit after long-term oral intubation. The present study investigates the immediate influence of tracheotomy on respiratory mechanics and blood gases during mechanical ventilation.
  63. ncbi Effects of tracheotomy on respiratory mechanics in spontaneously breathing patients
    V Moscovici da Cruz
    Centre for Treatment and Research, Cancer Hospital, Antonio Prudente Foundation, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Respir J 20:112-7. 2002
    b>Tracheotomy is a method of intubating the trachea, which is employed in several clinical settings, including the treatment of head and neck neoplasms. Tracheotomy is believed to facilitate weaning through changes in respiratory mechanics...
  64. ncbi Tracheotomy application and timing
    John E Heffner
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 812 CSB, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Post Office Box 250623, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Clin Chest Med 24:389-98. 2003
    b>Tracheotomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures among critically ill patients...
  65. ncbi Tracheotomy in very low birth weight neonates: indications and outcomes
    Elizabeth A Sisk
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0241, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:928-33. 2006
    To review incidence of, indications for, and outcomes of tracheotomy in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.
  66. ncbi The role of tracheotomy in weaning
    J E Heffner
    Medical University of South Carolina, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Allergy, and Clinical Immunology, Charleston, SC, USA
    Chest 120:477S-81S. 2001
    b>Tracheotomy is commonly performed in ventilator-dependent patients. Disadvantages to the procedure are perioperative complications, long-term airway injury, and the cost of the procedure...
  67. ncbi Postoperative tracheal rupture in a patient with a difficult airway
    Peter C MacDougall
    Department of Anesthesia, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton North Wing, 3rd Floor, Room 424, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:385-8. 2006
    ..Tracheal rupture is an uncommon and potentially life-threatening event. This report presents a case of postoperative tracheal rupture in a patient with a known difficult airway presenting to a rural hospital...
  68. ncbi Cricothyroidotomy vs. sternal tracheotomy for challenging airway anatomy
    Krishna G Patel
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of North Carolina Hospitals, G0412 Neurosciences Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1827-9. 2008
    ....
  69. ncbi Tracheotomy in the first year of life: outcomes in term infants, the Vanderbilt experience
    Christopher T Wootten
    Department of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University, 7209 Medical Center East, 1215 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 8605, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:365-9. 2006
    ..In an era emphasizing critical care of preterm infants, we characterize the indications and outcomes of tracheotomies performed in the first year of life in term infants compared to preterm infants...
  70. ncbi Tracheotomy and decannulation rates in a level 3 neonatal intensive care unit: a 12-year study
    James D Sidman
    Childrens Hospital Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:136-9. 2006
    The objective of this study was to determine the rates of tracheotomy tube placement and subsequent decannulation in all admissions to a single-site, tertiary newborn intensive care unit (NICU).
  71. ncbi Pediatric tracheotomy: the Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussels' experience
    L Gheyle
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    B-ENT 4:1-6. 2008
    To investigate indications, features and outcome of pediatric tracheotomy in our ENT department.
  72. ncbi CT and virtual endoscopy findings in congenital laryngeal web
    Suleyman Men
    Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Department of Radiology, Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1125-7. 2006
    ..Virtual endoscopy may provide the information needed for surgery in such cases. Here, we report the computed tomography and virtual endoscopy findings in a 5-year-old child with a laryngeal web...
  73. ncbi Emergency airway management with fiberoptic intubation in the prone position with a fixed flexed neck
    Ming Hui Hung
    Department of Anesthesiology, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7, Chung San South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    Anesth Analg 107:1704-6. 2008
    ..The case illustrates the role of fiberoptic intubation in emergency airway management in this critical situation. Maneuvers to facilitate fiberoptic technique are also described...
  74. ncbi Cricotracheal resection in nontracheotomized adults: a prospective case series
    Christian Sittel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:288-94. 2008
    ..Cricotracheal resection is a modern technique of airway reconstruction used in cases of subglottic stenosis. We report a case series of adult, nontracheotomized patients...
  75. ncbi Laryngotracheoplasty: 30-year follow-up to a pioneering case
    William S Crysdale
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
    J Otolaryngol 34:418-9. 2005
  76. ncbi Robin sequence: a retrospective review of 115 patients
    Adele Karen Evans
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Otolaryngology, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:973-80. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi Airway reconstruction in children with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis
    Mark Boston
    The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1097-101. 2006
    ..To determine if children with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis were at increased risk of complications due to their disease following major airway reconstruction...
  78. ncbi [Laryngo-tracheal trauma. Problems in management]
    C Sarafoleanu
    Clinica ORL Sf Maria
    Pneumologia 54:119-22. 2005
    ..The conclusion is that such types of laryngotracheal trauma require a team management (ENT, pneumology and thoracic surgeon) in order to prevent the stenotic and fibrous sequelae which are difficult to treat...
  79. doi The prefabricated sternohyoid myocartilagenous flap: a reconstructive option for treating recalcitrant adult laryngotracheal stenosis
    S A Reza Nouraei
    Department of Otolaryngology, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    Laryngoscope 118:687-91. 2008
  80. ncbi Applied anatomy of cricothyrotomy and tracheostomy
    Harold Ellis
    Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Biomedical Science, London
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 67:M168-9. 2006
  81. ncbi [Tracheotomy in children of the Pediatric ENT Department in years 1995-2005]
    Beata Pucher
    Klinika Otolaryngologii Dzieciecej, Katedry Otolaryngologii AM w Poznaniu
    Otolaryngol Pol 60:525-8. 2006
    In the nineteenth century tracheotomy was performed in case of diphtheria. In 1869 Trousseau presented data on 215 cases of this disease treated this way and it became an operation that was reserved for life threatening conditions...
  82. ncbi [Prehospital cricothyrotomy: a case report]
    F Battefort
    SAMU 31, Hopital Purpan, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 31000 Toulouse, France
    Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 26:171-3. 2007
    ..We recommend having wire-guided cricothyrotomy technique or catheter-over-needle technique in all prehospital emergency unit and having emergency physician trained to the cricothyrotomy technique...
  83. ncbi [Airway management in pediatric anesthesia]
    C Hohne
    Kliniken für Anästhesiologie und operative Intensivmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin
    Anaesthesist 55:809-19; quiz 820. 2006
    ..If intubation is indicated, an optimal size and position of the endotracheal tube has to be provided. Fiberoptic endotracheal intubation is recommended if a difficult airway is known or anticipated due to a craniofacial syndrome...
  84. ncbi Anterior and posterior cartilage graft dimensions in successful laryngotracheal reconstruction
    Peter J Koltai
    Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:631-4. 2006
    ..To describe the dimensions of cartilage grafts used for successful laryngotracheal reconstruction, with the goal of establishing appropriate sizes for "off-the-shelf" tissue-engineered cartilage grafts...
  85. ncbi [Scared atrophy of the cervical part of trachea as an effect of prolongated intubation]
    Wojciech Gawecki
    Klinika Otolaryngologii i Onkologii Laryngologicznej AM im Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:339-43. 2007
    ..The reasons and the possibilities of treatment in such situation are discussed...
  86. ncbi Expandable tracheal stenting for benign disease: worth the complications?
    Robert L Eller
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:247-52. 2006
    ..To characterize the limitations of self-expandable stents in the management of benign tracheal stenosis, we performed a retrospective review at a tertiary care medical center...
  87. ncbi [Analysis of the intracuff pressures of intensive care patients]
    Marina Furtado de Camargo
    Curso de Fisioterapia, Universidade Catolica de Brasilia, DF
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 52:405-8. 2006
    ..was to compare the intracuff pressures in the morning, afternoon and night shifts, and to measure pressures of the endotracheal tube (TOT) and the tracheotomy tube, comparing the results obtained and relating it with patients gender.
  88. ncbi Outcome of endoscopic management of extensive laryngotracheal stenosis
    Young Ho Kim
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:887-90. 2006
    When performing endotracheal intubation or tracheotomy in unconscious patients in emergent situations, one should consider the possibility of the later complication of laryngotracheal stenosis, which can result in difficulties with ..
  89. ncbi Percutaneous dilation tracheotomy in intensive care unit patients
    Nasir Bhatti
    Department of Ototolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:938-41. 2007
    In our department, we routinely use percutaneous dilation tracheotomy (PDT) in select intensive care unit (ICU) patients requiring prolonged intubation and mechanical ventilation...
  90. ncbi Treatment of congenital subglottic hemangiomas: our experience compared with reports in the literature
    Roberto Saetti
    Division of Airway Endoscopic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35100 Padova, Italy
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:848-51. 2008
    ..To evaluate the outcome of our experience in the treatment of congenital subglottic hemangiomas...
  91. ncbi [The child with a tracheostomy, past and present: different indications, different children, different care]
    L J Hoeve
    Erasmus MC Sophia Kinderziekenhuis, Dr Molewaterplein 60, 3015 GJ Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2308-12. 2007
    Until a few decades ago, acute infectious airway obstruction was the primary indication for tracheotomy in children. Its incidence has decreased considerably due to vaccination programmes and antibiotic treatment...
  92. ncbi [Difficult airway-management devices. Establishment and maintenance: question 4. Société Française d'Anesthésie et de Réanimation]
    X Combes
    Service d anesthésie réanimation Samu Smur, Hôpital Henri Mondor AP HP, 51, Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94010 Creteil, France
    Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 27:33-40. 2008
  93. ncbi Association of airway abnormalities and risk factors in 37 subglottic stenosis patients
    David M Poetker
    Division of Laryngology and Professional Voice, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:434-7. 2006
    ..The study objective is to characterize the airway abnormalities in a series of patients with subglottic stenosis (SGS) as they relate to etiology and risk factors...
  94. ncbi Response to Esteller et al
    Philippe Monnier
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:879. 2005
  95. ncbi [The valence of dilatational tracheotomy]
    W Kehrl
    Klinik und Ambulatorium für HNO Krankheiten, Kopf, Hals und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg
    Laryngorhinootologie 82:583-95; quiz 596-600. 2003
    ..surgical procedures around 1900 Shelden, Toye, Weinstein and Ciaglia developed the percutaneous dilational tracheotomy (PDT)...
  96. ncbi Differing pathways of lower airway colonization and infection according to mode of ventilation (endotracheal vs tracheotomy)
    Pradeep Morar
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust of Alder Hey, Liverpool, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:1061-6. 2002
    ..of lower airway colonization and infection was endogenous (via the oropharynx) or exogenous (via the endotracheal tube or tracheotomy) during the 2 modes of ventilation in the same subset of children requiring long-term ventilation.
  97. ncbi Tracheotomy: changing indications and a review of 1,130 cases
    David Goldenberg
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Rambam Medical Center and Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    J Otolaryngol 31:211-5. 2002
    b>Tracheotomy is one of the oldest known operations, dating back to ancient Egypt and India some 3000 years ago. The indications for tracheotomy have changed and expanded during the twentieth century...
  98. ncbi Tracheotomy tube placement in children following cardiothoracic surgery: indications and outcomes
    Maria M LoTempio
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 10833 LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1624, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 23:337-40. 2002
    To review the indications for and outcomes of children requiring tracheotomy tube placement following cardiothoracic surgery, charts were reviewed retrospectively at a tertiary care center for fifteen children who had undergone ..
  99. ncbi Management of postintubation membranous tracheal rupture
    Paolo Carbognani
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:406-9. 2004
    ..A renewed interest in this disorder induced us to review our experience on its treatment, focusing on the evolution of the surgical approach, and describing a technical variation of the transcervical approach...
  100. ncbi Indications for tracheotomy in the pediatric intensive care unit population: a pilot study
    Walter Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology, Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:1249-52. 2002
    To define the indications for tracheotomy in patients requiring prolonged intubation (>1 week) in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).
  101. ncbi Use of the endoscopic microdebrider in the management of airway obstruction from laryngotracheal carcinoma
    Payman Simoni
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1501 Fifth Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:11-3. 2003
    ..laryngotracheal carcinoma with the microdebrider is an alternative to CO2 laser excision or emergency tracheotomy. This is a retrospective study of 27 patients with advanced laryngotracheal carcinoma treated with the ..

Research Grants20

  1. Diagnosis of Subglottic Stenosis and Edema in Neonates Using OCT
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SGS), the most common acquired anomaly of the larynx in children and the most common abnormality requiring tracheotomy in infants. SGS is preventable and is caused by endotracheal intubation during the critical first days of life...
  2. Pharmacogenetics of ACE inhibitor-associated angioedema
    NANCY JOAN BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..generally safe, ACE inhibitors rarely cause angioedema, which can result in hospitalization, intubation or tracheotomy, and even death...
  3. Electrical Stimulation of the Bilaterally Paralyzed Larynx Paced with Respiration
    David L Zealear; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to human anatomy, a prospective Phase I clinical trial of laryngeal pacing treatment will be compared to tracheotomy and cordotomy with respect to ventilation, voice and swallowing parameters...
  4. A Bioresorbable Splint for Treating Tracheomalacia
    Scott J Hollister; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Severe cases require surgical intervention, including tracheal stenting followed by tracheotomy with positive pressure ventilation...
  5. Dynamic Vocal Fold Abduction for Bilateral Paralysis
    Michael Broniatowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to breathe through the natural passages (nose and mouth), so that breathing becomes only possible through a tracheotomy (neck breathing)...
  6. Improving Palliative Care in Chronic Critical Illness
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The environment is a renowned center for research in geriatric palliative care and chronic critical illness and for clinical research training; the institution offers enthusiastic support. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Exploring Symptom Control in Chronic Critical Illness
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..a nationally-recognized center for treatment of chronically critically ill older adults who have undergone tracheotomy after failing multiple ICU weaning attempts...
  8. Exploring Measurement of Palliative Care Quality in ICUs
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..N/A [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Chronic Critical Illness: Symptoms/Associated Outcomes
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We plan to evaluate such interventions in a future phase of research. ..
  10. Development of a Perfusion-induced Systemic Hyperthermia Delivery Apparatus
    Joseph Zwischenberger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The system is based on a Phase I clinical trial demonstrating the efficacy of such a treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Hospice Pain Control: Developing an Opioid Order Sheet
    Barbara Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Once the modifications lave been made, we will conduct a pilot study to assess feasibility, utility and efficacy of the order sheet in the outpatient hospice setting. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. A pilot study for oral health case management of children with orofacial clefts
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. IMPROVING OUTCOMES IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED PATIENTS
    Leslie Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. NITROXIDERGIC CEREBROVASCULAR TONE DURING ANESTHESIA
    Shailendra Joshi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Primary Care Provider and Preventive Oral Health
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this career development award is expected to provide to Dr. Lewis the didactic and experiential training necessary to become an independent clinical investigator focusing on pediatric and dental health services research. ..
  16. Dental Care in Children With and Without Special Health Care Needs
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, we hypothesize that CSHCN will require relatively more restorative dental care and thus have higher dental expenditures per dental visit and overall than children without special needs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Intra-Abdominal Injuries
    James Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable]..
  18. Electrode Array Reanimation of the Paralyzed Larynx
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nerve samples will be harvested and studied to examine the effects of the implanted array on RLN fibers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Oral Health Status and Habits of Young Children with Developmental Delay
    Charlotte Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. PHONATION AND PHONATORY CONTROL IN VOCAL TREMORS
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experimental phase consists of studies of neuromuscular and respiratory input to the larynx. This information about vocal tremor will be applied to model simulations with the use of physiological signals as input model parameters. ..