Endobrochial Blockade Through a Tracheostomy Tube for Lung Isolation

Anesth Analg. 2008 Nov;107(5):1644-5. doi: 10.1213/ane.0b013e31818479ac.

Abstract

We present an alternative technique for one-lung ventilation as safe way of treating patients with tracheostomy using a fiberoptic bronchoscope and a Fogarty catheter.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / diagnosis
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / surgery
  • Fiber Optic Technology
  • Humans
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / instrumentation
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / methods*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Respiration, Artificial / instrumentation
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / diagnosis
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / surgery
  • Tracheostomy / instrumentation
  • Tracheostomy / methods*