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Tracheostomy

Descriptions of Tracheostomy

Tracheostomy: Surgery to create an opening (stoma) into the windpipe. The opening itself may also be called a tracheostomy.
Source: National Institute of Health

Tracheostomy: 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

Basic Information: Tracheostomy

Count: Tracheostomy is listed as a: treatment for 8 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Tracheostomy as a Treatment

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