mucosa of trachea

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mucosa of trachea

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the inner mucous layer of the trachea.
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The proliferation of granulation tissue and changes in tracheal mucosa were compared between the two groups.
3,5) Late complications can be directly related to the tracheostomy tube itself, to leaving the tube in place for a prolonged period of time, and to abnormal healing of the tracheal mucosa.
The entire trachea below the level of the vocal cord showed mucosa to be very abnormal, and what would normally be pink tracheal mucosa was replaced with thick whitish gray mucosa (Figure 2), which peeled and sloughed off easily with a gentle saline jet (Figures 3 and 4).
During prolonged ventilation via a tube, the perfusion of the tracheal mucosa with blood can be so severely reduced by the cuff that constrictive perichondritis occurs due to mucosal necrosis; after endotracheal intubation or tracheosomy.
Mucosal edema may be due to constant pressure of the cuff over the tracheal mucosa.
Tracheal mucosa was filled with frothy fluid and congested, lungs showed consolidation and emphysematous changes.
The oral insertion was well tolerated and had an acceptable vision; however, since the tracheal mucosa had not been anesthetized, the stimulus of the ETT caused considerable coughing.
The cellular immune response in the tracheal mucosa to Mycoplasma gallisepticum in vaccinated and unvaccinated chickensin the acute and chronic stages of disease.
9) Rhinoscleroma may demonstrate nodular deformity of the tracheal mucosa or severe, circumferential thickening of the walls of the trachea and central bronchi resulting in marked luminal narrowing (Figure 10).
7-mm rigid 30-degree endoscope unit (Karl Storz Inc, El Segundo, CA, USA); no abnormalities in the tracheal mucosa or lumen were detected.
3] One study showed that compromised blood flow for 15 minutes resulted in superficial damage to the tracheal mucosa.
This review describes the pathophysiology associated with inflated ET tube cuffs and the complications associated with excessive cuff pressure on the tracheal mucosa.