decannulation


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decannulation

 [de-kan″nu-la´shun]
extubation of a cannula.

de·can·nul·a·tion

(dē-kan'yū-lā'shun),
Planned or accidental removal of a tracheostomy tube.

decannulation

/de·can·nu·la·tion/ (de-kan″u-la´shun) extubation of a cannula.

decannulation

[dēkan′yəlā′shən]
Etymology: L, de, from, cannula, small reed
the removal of a cannula or tube that may have been inserted during a surgical procedure.

de·can·nul·a·tion

(de-kan'yū-lā'shŭn)
Planned or accidental removal of a tracheostomy tube.

decannulation

the removal of a cannula.
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Cricothyroidotomy portal was used for tracheal access until decannulation for a mean of 14.
Although the patient's laryngeal condition was sufficiently improved to allow for decannulation, the pulmonologist has not yet approved decannulation for pulmonary reasons.
The symptomatic presentation can be delayed because many patients are critically ill and may die or be discharged before decannulation (2).
Our case 3 had a tracheostomy at day one but subsequent MD had not allowed decannulation at one year postoperatively.
He remained tracheostomy-dependent some 6 months after surgery, having failed decannulation twice because of airway distress.
The patient's postoperative recovery was uneventful, and decannulation took place 3 days later.
Myears DW, Martin RJ, Eckert RC, Sweeney MK Functional versus organic vocal cord paralysis: rapid diagnosis and decannulation.
At follow-up 1 year after decannulation, the patient exhibited no clinical symptoms, and he was in good health off steroids.
22) and up to 27% of survivors may have voice changes, with 10% having persistent respiratory problems after decannulation (24).
Given the lack of improvement in the patient's mental status since his episode of hypoxia and ischemia, decannulation was not considered.
The child remained in the ICU for 18 days and was later discharged from the hospital after decannulation of the tracheostomy.
Successful decannulation of the tracheotomy was achieved.