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tra·che·al

(trā'kē-ăl),
Relating to the trachea.

tracheal

[trā′kē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, tracheia, rough artery
pertaining to the trachea.

tra·che·al

(trā'kē-ăl)
Relating to the trachea.

tracheal

pertaining to or emanating from trachea.

tracheal aspiration
see transtracheal aspiration.
tracheal band sign
on contrast radiography of a dilated esophagus, the impression made ventrally by the trachea.
tracheal collapse, collapsing trachea
a disorder of the tracheal membrane (trachealis muscle) or tracheal rings that results in a functional tracheal stenosis. Affected dogs, usually of miniature or toy breeds, have a cough and reduced exercise intolerance. See also goose honk cough.
tracheal compression
pressure on the trachea sufficient to cause displacement and reduction in caliber, usually inside the thorax; most readily detected radiographically.
tracheal cough
a nonproductive, or only slightly productive, resonant cough, often occurring in paroxysms and easily elicited by pressure on the cervical trachea. Typically associated with tracheitis.
tracheal duct
paired lymphatic ducts running down the side of the trachea, commencing at the retropharyngeal lymph nodes, receiving tributaries from other nodes of the head and neck and terminating in either the thoracic duct or the jugular or other vein at the entrance to the chest.
tracheal hypoplasia
a congenital defect in brachycephalic dogs in which the tracheal lumen is greatly reduced in size. Bronchopneumonia commonly occurs.
tracheal inflammation
tracheal intubation
refers usually to the passage of an endotracheal tube for the purposes of anesthesia, resuscitation or external control of respiration for any other reason. See also tracheal tube (below).
tracheal lavage, tracheal wash
introduction of a tracheal catheter via a cutaneous incision between two tracheal rings, passage of the catheter to the bronchi, introduction of normal saline, aspiration of the saline, retrieval of the catheter.
tracheal percussion
a sharp percussion stroke on the trachea creates a sound which can be auscultated over the lung area.
tracheal rupture
due usually to blunt trauma; there is escape of air into surrounding tissues which results in subcutaneous and mediastinal emphysema.
tracheal stenosis
may be congenital or acquired, resulting from trauma or surgical procedures on the trachea. Causes respiratory distress, coughing, and secondary infections of the upper respiratory tract.
tracheal transection
occurs as a result of trauma, in cats particularly from hyperextension of the head and neck, causing dyspnea.
tracheal tube
a metal tube used in horses that have a long-term obstruction of the upper respiratory system. Different to a tracheotomy tube it is a flattened tube fixed to a broad flange with suture holes at its edge and a bend of 90° at 0.5 inch from the flange. See also endotracheal tube.
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9-mm, semirigid fiberscope (MDS Incorporated, Valrico, FL, USA), confirming the presence of several tracheal strictures.
7] Another reason could be that bedside nurses are focused on the clear and present dangers of aspiration and hypoventilation, and regard tracheal stenosis as a remote and theoretical event.
4) During expiration, CT images will demonstrate physiologic anterior bowing of the posterior non-cartilaginous aspect of the intrathoracic trachea with little change in contour of the anterolateral tracheal wall (Figure 3).
Tracheal granulation tissue after percutaneous tracheostomy treated with Nd:Yag laser: Three cases.
This is an important finding, because patients with high cuff pressures are most at risk of developing tracheal stenosis.
Talc powder was used to assist in sliding the plug over the tracheal tube.
A team led by Paolo Macchiarini, MD, PhD, of Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, successfully performed this type of procedure on a 36-year-old male patient with tracheal cancer on June 2011.
However, to the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of tracheal ABC.
Spectral analysis of the respiratory signals indicated that variation in the average power of the tracheal breath sounds at different positions was a characteristic feature that discriminated the OSA and control groups.
The restoration of laryngeal function would begin with the use of an entirely integrated biomaterial to extend the proximal tracheal segment remaining after a total laryngectomy.
Tracheal ring strips were then mounted in a 5-ml tissue bath containing modified Tyrode solution (composition in mM: NaCl 136.