Fibre-optic Bronchoscopy-Assisted Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy by Guidewire Dilating Forceps in Intensive Care Unit Patients

Yuca K., Kati I., Tekin M., Yilmaz N., Tomak Y., Cankaya H.

JOURNAL OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY-HEAD & NECK SURGERY, vol.37, no.1, pp.76-80, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: The purpose of this study was to prospectively analyze intensive care unit patients with fibre-optic bronchoscopy assisted percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy by guidewire dilating forceps (GWDF; Griggs percutaneous tracheostomy).