Tracheotomy
Play

Tracheotomy

This Tracheotomy course will teach you:

  • To create an alternative airway in case of upper airway obstruction, paralysis or requirement of prolonged ventilation

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Tracheotomy:

  • Paratracheal sutures injury
  • Isthmus injury
  • Resection part of anterior tracheal wall

With the following tips you might perform the Tracheotomy even better:

  • Emergency tracheotomy: Cricothyrotomy
  • Cuff protection
  • Wetting the tube to facilitate insertion
  • Partial withdrawal endotracheal tube
  • Facilitating introduction of tracheotomy tube
  • Applying neck tape to secure the tube

After studying the Tracheotomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Tracheal bleeding
  • Mucus plug
  • Fausse route or early tube displacement
  • Pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum

You might also be interested in:
Needle Cricothyroidotomy
Surgical Cricothyroidotomy

Step by step

Tracheal exposure

Skin

Mark

Mark the following landmarks: the thyroid notch, the sternal notch and the cricoid cartilage.

Anesthetize

Anesthetize the skin flaps.

Do you want to learn the complete step-by-step of "Tracheotomy"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 298 procedures.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the anatomy of "Tracheotomy"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 298 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the objectives of "Tracheotomy"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 298 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the preoperative of "Tracheotomy"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 298 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to learn the postoperative of "Tracheotomy"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision procedure

Membership

Unlimited access to all 298 courses.

20 per month Get started

Do you want to take the test of "Tracheotomy"?

Try one of our offerings

Try-out

Unlock your free Incision course

Free Try course

Membership

Unlimited access to all 298 courses.

20 per month Get started