tracheostoma

tra·che·os·to·ma

(trā'kē-os'tŏ-mă),
Permanent opening into the trachea through the neck; also the opening after permanent laryngectomy.
[tracheo- + G. stoma, mouth]
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tracheostoma

(trā″kē-ŏs′tō-mă)
Opening into the trachea, via the neck.
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The general anesthesia was performed through the existed tracheostoma. After the arytenoid release procedure was performed in the left side, the mucous membrane of vocal cord showed pliable compared to the opposite cord and eligible for an exoeSL procedure.
Any recurrence in the larynx and adjacent structures such as thyroid, oropharynx, hypopharynx, trachea, tracheostoma, and neck soft tissue as well as cervical lymph nodes were considered as local recurrence.
Tracheal stenosis was visualized at level of tracheostoma (Figure 8).
We herein report a case involving a patient with MPS II who was treated with mediastinal tracheostoma for major airway obstruction by granulation formation at the tracheostomy site.
The ERI, on the other hand, measures the presence of the following criteria: intensive care supervision, tracheostoma, mechanical ventilation, orientation disorder, behavioral disorder with endangerment of self and others, severe impairment of communication, and swallowing disorder.
The individual will breathe through a permanent tracheostoma that will enable air passage when inhaling and exhaling [4].
Patients who got pneumonia recovered after treatment with antibiotics and the tracheostoma healed up before discharge [Table 2].{Table 2}
The remaining 4 patients experienced postoperative bleeding, and all were treated conservatively with the insertion of gauze between the tracheostoma and cannula for 24 hours.
Sex Movement support 1 F Crutches 2 M Crutches 3 M -- 4 M AWC, PWC 5 M PWC 6 M AWC, PWC 7 M PWC 8 M -- Pat.: patient, F: female, M: male, NIV: noninvasive ventilation, TrS: tracheostoma, PWC: powered wheelchair, and AWC: active wheelchair.
Stomal granulation tissue frequently develops, and nearly all patients have some degree of tracheal narrowing at the site of the tracheostoma. In contrast, only 3-12% of these patients demonstrate clinically important stenosis that ultimately requires intervention (Epstein 2005).