Comparison of patients undergoing tracheostomy with and without fiberoptic bronchoscopy Tracheostomy with and without fiberoptic bronchoscopy


BATÇIK Ş. , SÜREN M., Comlekci M., Ozdamar M., Ozdemir H., Fadillioglu S., ...More

ANNALS OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, vol.12, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4328/acam.20749
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE
  • Keywords: Bronchoscopy, Intensive Care Unit, Tracheostomy, PERCUTANEOUS DILATATIONAL TRACHEOSTOMY, COMPLICATIONS, SAFETY

Abstract

Aim: Fiberoptic bronchoscopy is increasingly being used during tracheostomy, especially in critically ill patients. In this study, we aimed to compare tracheostomy with and without fiberoptic bronchoscopy in terms of procedure time, blood gas values and complications.