transtracheal

transtracheal

(trăns-trā′kē-ăl)
Across or through the trachea.
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Previous studies reported that the most common bacteria identified in mediastinal abscess were of oropharyngeal origin, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae, Actinomyces , hemolytic Streptococcu s, and Streptococcus intermedius , suggesting that the translocation of oral and nasopharyngeal bacteria to deep mediastinal tissues through the transbronchial or transtracheal passage of the needle were the most possible causes of mediastinitis or mediastinal abscess.
4] Real-time visualisation of endotracheal tube placement may be possible by transtracheal scanning just below the cricoid ring.
Transtracheal catheter is useful for patients receiving very high flow rates.
Title: Emergency Cricothyrotomy and Percutaneous Transtracheal Ventilation
Although potential complications of transtracheal route have been reported including paroxysms of coughing with concomitant rise of heart rate blood pressure and intracranial pressure intracranial bleeding pain esophageal penetration paratracheal abscess and subcutaneous emphysema21.
A comparison of transtracheal aspiration with other methods of determining the bacterial flora of the lower respiratory tract.
Transtracheal oxygen therapy (TTOT) has been used in the treatment of patients with chronic hypoxemia since the early 1980's.
VAP can be identified when a chest radiograph shows a new or progressive infiltrate, consolidation, cavitations or pleural effusions and the patient has at least one of the following symptoms: new onset of purulent sputum or a change in colour of sputum, increased temperature, increased or decreased white cell count, organisms cultured from blood, and isolation of an aetiological agent by transtracheal aspirate, bronchial brushing or biopsy.
AV was demonstrated by positive DFA and cell cultures in 3 infants in eye swabs and in one infant in the transtracheal aspiration.
Hawke's Bay clinical nurse specialist (CNS) Christine Bent recounted her experience with transtracheal oxygen delivery systems--both the clinical use of these devices and the journey she has followed as she pioneered these devices in her practice.