Airway injury after tracheotomy and endotracheal intubation

J. M. Streitz, S. M. Shapshay

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Iatrogenic injury to the airway after endotracheal intubation and tracheotomy is an infrequent but serious problem. The pathogenesis of these laryngeal and tracheal injuries and techniques for their prevention and surgical treatment are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1211-1230
Number of pages20
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


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