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Tracheal Restenosis with Tracheocutaneous and Tracheooesophagial Fistula: Anaesthetic Challenges


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1 Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, India

A patient with restenosis of trachea with Tracheo-oesophagial and Tracheo-cutaneous fistula poses several challenges to an anaesthetist. The main challenges involved were a sharing of airway with the surgeons, difficulty in securing airway due to the stenosis, risk of aspiration and air leak.


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Tracheal Restenosis, Intubation, T-Tube.
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  • Tracheal Restenosis with Tracheocutaneous and Tracheooesophagial Fistula: Anaesthetic Challenges

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Elizabeth Wilson
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, India
Savitri D. Kabade
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, India

Abstract


A patient with restenosis of trachea with Tracheo-oesophagial and Tracheo-cutaneous fistula poses several challenges to an anaesthetist. The main challenges involved were a sharing of airway with the surgeons, difficulty in securing airway due to the stenosis, risk of aspiration and air leak.


Keywords


Tracheal Restenosis, Intubation, T-Tube.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP025