tracheal intubation


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tra·che·al in·tu·ba·tion

passage of a tube through the nose, mouth, or a tracheotomy into the trachea for maintenance of patency of the airway.

tracheal intubation

tra·che·al in·tu·ba·tion

(trākē-ăl intū-bāshŭn)
Passage of a tube through nose, mouth, or tracheotomy to maintain a patent airway.

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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Clinical experience of airway management and tracheal intubation under general anesthesia in patients with scar contracture of the neck.
Emergency tracheal intubation immediately following traumatic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline.
Retrograde tracheal intubation for bleeding and fragmenting airway tumours.
Use of sonography for rapid identification of oesophageal and tracheal intubations in adult patients.
Comparison of tracheal intubation with the airway scope or clarus video system in patients with cervical collars.
It made tracheal intubation more difficult and did not protect the airway as reliably as the inflatable cuff.
Preoxygenation in critically ill patients requiring emergency tracheal intubation.
Retrograde tracheal intubation in a patient with temporomaxillary joint ankylosis