Tracheal intubation

What is Tracheal intubation?

Tracheal intubation is insertion of tracheostomy tube in the trachea. It is done in cases of obstruction in the airways so as to allow passage of air.

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After my granddaughter, she was born on 5/14/14, had tracheal intubation for a MRI procedure. She was crying non-stop and unable to sleep, but...

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thanks for your question...well tracheal intubation at times may lead to vocal cord pribkems and fibrosis in some areas leading to changes from...

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dry cough and sore throat after surgery. What do I do to make it stop?

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Thanks for the query.

The most common causes for dry cough and sore throat will be allergy, cold or due to intubation or anesthesia used...

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My husband recently had lumbar surgery..he was intubated. following surgery he developed laryngitis and dysphagia since.
He never exhibited these...

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Thanks for the query

The post operative dysphagia could be due to either edema of the posterior pharyngeal wall following intubation, arytenoid...

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