The unique feature of a subglottic
FB is that it is usually small enough to fit through the vocal cords, but often has sharp edges that embed in the subglottic
secretion drainage and continuous control of cuff pressure used together save health care costs.
trachea is involved most frequently.
The endotracheal tube (ETT) cuff serves as a reservoir for subglottic
secretions, which pool above and may leak around the folds of the cuff (Ramirez, Ferrer, & Torres, 2007), and SS accumulation has been found in 57% of intubated subjects (Greene et al.
stenosis, the type Ethan had, occurs as a rare birth defect.
These include cleft palate, orofacial malformations, atlanto-axial subluxation, subglottic
stenosis and tracheomalacia .
In addition, the right piriform sinus was obliterated by the mass lesion and a manifested subglottic
expansion was also observed in the CT (Fig.
Key Words: Hemangioma, Segmental hemangioma, Subglottic
The presence of a Hi-Lo Evac endotracheal tube for subglottic
secretion removal (Mallinckrodt Hi-Lo Evac, Nellcor, Boulder, CO), as documented by the respiratory therapist, was recorded.
Intubating the patient was difficult because of subglottic
Daniel, nine, suffers from a rare respiratory disorder called Subglottic
Stenosis, which makes it difficult to breathe due to a narrowing of his airways.
In his second bronchoscopy, subglottic
mixed type tracheal stenosis was detected and a stent was applied to the tracheal stenosis of the patient.