Author(s): Miguel RV, Graybar G, Subaiya L, Youngberg JA, Webb W
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Abstract We have described a patient in whom tracheal rupture occurred during prolonged mechanical ventilation. Appropriate intensive respiratory care management, including the use of the minimal leak technique, was used. Our patient unfortunately had nearly every known predisposing factor for tracheal damage.
This article was published in South Med J
and referenced in Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research