tracheostomy button

tracheostomy button

Surgery A 1.5 to 4 cm-long plastic tube placed in a surgical tracheostomy to maintain patency
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tracheostomy button

A short tube or cannula placed inside a tracheostomy stoma to keep the tissue open.
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