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Tracheotomy: Tracheotomy is surgery through the neck to remove a foreign body from the airway or provide emergency respiratory care; a hole created through the skin for the patient to breath is called a tracheostomy, which may be performed as a temporary measure to secure the airway prior to other surgical procedures.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Tracheotomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Tracheotomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Tracheotomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Tracheotomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Tracheotomy may include:
Tracheotomy: a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes
Source: WordNet 2.1
Tracheotomy : surgical incision of the trachea.
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