FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL VIA TRACHEOSTOMY. AN UNCOMMON OCCURRENCE

Foreign Body Removal Via Tracheostomy

  • Dr Kamran Ashfaq Ahmed Butt House # 64 C/1, Faisal Town Lahore Pakistan
  • Zaheer Ul Hassan Combined Military Hospital Peshawar/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Maryam Khan Combined Military Hospital Peshawar/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Chaudhry Muhammad Bilal Akram PAF Hospital Karachi Pakistan
Keywords: Bronchoscopy, Foreign body, Trauma, Tracheostomy

Abstract

Foreign body airway in a trauma patient is a relatively common occurrence however rigid and flexible
bronchoscopy remains the modality of choice for removal of foreign bodies. We present a case of foreign body air
way following an RTA which was unsuccessfully removed via a non conventional technique.

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Published
2018-11-07
How to Cite
Butt, D. K. A., Hassan, Z., Khan, M., & Akram, C. M. (2018). FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL VIA TRACHEOSTOMY. AN UNCOMMON OCCURRENCE. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 68(1), 180-81. Retrieved from https://mail.pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/1590
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Case Reports

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