ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy-guided percutaneous tracheostomy in an infant
Gönül Küçük1, Gülnur Göllü1, Ufuk Ateş1, Çiğdem Yıldırım-Güçlü2, Zekeriyya Alanoğlu2, Hüseyin Dindar1
1Departments of Pediatric Surgery, Medical Faculty of Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
2Departments of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Medical Faculty of Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2015.10592
Percutaneous tracheostomy is a routine procedure in adults; however, it is rarely used in children. In this article, we present a two-month-old infant weighing 3,500 g who was performed bronchoscopy-guided percutaneous tracheostomy.
Keywords : Bronchoscopy; infant; tracheostomy
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