subglottic


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in·fra·glot·tic

(in'fră-glot'ik),
Inferior to the glottis.
Synonym(s): subglottic

subglottic

/sub·glot·tic/ (-glot´ik) inferior to the glottis.

subglottic

[-glot′ik]
beneath the glottis. Also called infraglottic.

subglottic

below the glottis.

subglottic stenosis
see laryngeal stenosis.
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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 mucosa.
Subglottic secretion drainage and continuous control of cuff pressure used together save health care costs.
The subglottic 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.
Congenital subglottic stenosis, the type Ethan had, occurs as a rare birth defect.
These include cleft palate, orofacial malformations, atlanto-axial subluxation, subglottic stenosis and tracheomalacia [4].
In addition, the right piriform sinus was obliterated by the mass lesion and a manifested subglottic expansion was also observed in the CT (Fig.
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 stenosis.
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.