a surgical opening in the windpipe below the larynx (voice box) to supply air to the lungs.
A surgical operation to create an opening (stoma) into the windpipe (the trachea). The opening itself can also be called a tracheostomy. Tracheostomy may also be used for patients who require long-term support with a breathing machine (ventilator).
creation of an opening into the trachea through the neck (below the cricoid cartilage), with insertion of a tube to facilitate passage of air or evacuation of secretions
making an opening through the throat into the trachea.
Surgery to, make a hole through the neck from the windpipe to the outside of the body
the surgical creation of an opening into the trachea through the neck.
a surgical opening in the trachea, below the larynx (voice box), made to allow air to enter the lungs when the throat becomes obstructed.
surgury sometimes used to improve conditions of those with extremely severe cases of obstructive sleep apnea
a procedure in which an opening is cut in the trachea and a tube is inserted to maintain an effective airway.
The surgical opening of the anterior tracheal wall to permit airflow.
refers to the opening in the trachea. As a treatment for severe obstructive sleep apnea, a tube to assist oxygenation and ventilation and/or to overcome an obstruction in the airway located superiorly.
a surgical procedure that places a hole in the trachea, through which is inserted a short (usually plastic) tube. Tracheostomy is almost always done on patients who need long term artificial ventilation.
tube placed in the throat to make sure there is adequate oxygen flow.
A surgical operation in which a hole (stoma) is made into the windpipe at the front of the neck. It may be temporary or permanent. It is done to aid breathing when there is a blockage.
Surgically created opening through the skin into the trachea, to allow for insertion of a tube for breathing and to clear airway obstructions.
a surgical opening made when necessary in the main airway, the trachea.
or Tracheotomy - Opening in the trachea, or windpipe, to insert a tube that protects the airway and allows secretions to be removed from the lungs.
a hole cut into the windpipe to help breathing
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
a breathing tube placed through a surgical incision directly into the windpipe, below the level of the vocal cords
a hole cut into the windpipe usually done if somebody is on a respirator in the hospital for many weeks)
a hole in the neck that allows people to breathe
a long-term or permanent surgical procedure where a hole is made into the trachea (windpipe)
an artificial opening into the trachea (windpipe) usually between the second and fourth tracheal rings
an incision made at the base of the throat
an opening in the windpipe (trachea) that your baby breathes
an opening (made by an incision) through the neck into the trachea (windpipe)
an opening surgically created through the neck into the trachea (windpipe)
a small surgical opening, through the neck, into the trachea or windpipe
a surgical hole in the windpipe where a breathing tube is placed
a surgically created airway, or stoma, in the neck that bypasses upper airway structures
a surgically created opening through the neck into the trachea, or windpipe
a surgically created passage to the trachea
a surgical opening (a tubular passageway) into the trachea (the windpipe, located in the lower front part of the throat) into which a plastic or metal
a surgical opening in the trachea (windpipe) to make breathing easier
a surgical opening in the windpipe (trachea)
a surgical operation in which a hole is made into the trachea through the neck to relieve obstruction to breathing
a surgical procedure in which an opening is cut in the trachea (windpipe) so that a tube can be inserted to assist breathing
a surgical procedure in which an opening is made through the neck into the windpipre or trachea
a surgical procedure that creates an opening in your child's neck and windpipe (trachea)
a surgical procedure that involves making a cut in the trachea (windpipe) and inserting a tube into the opening
a surgical procedure to cut an opening into the trachea (windpipe) so that a tube can be inserted into the opening to assist breathing
a surgical procedure where a small hole is cut in the neck and a tube with a valve is inserted into the hole
a surgical procedure where a small opening is made in the patient's neck
A surgical opening in the windpipe created to help air to flow through the lungs when there is an obstruction in the throat. U u
a surgical opening into the trachea in which a tube inserted for the patient to breathe through
also known as a tracheotomy; a surgical procedure that creates an opening in the windpipe via the neck in order to insert a tube that facilitates breathing. This procedure is reserved for patients with severe sleep apnea.
The surgical creation of an opening in the windpipe through the neck to allow the passage of air.
the operation of incising the skin over the trachea and making a surgical wound in the trachea to permit and create an airway during a tracheal obstruction.
a surgical operation to make an opening through the throat into the windpipe. This allows air to get to the lungs when the trachea is blocked (e.g. due to pneumonia or diphtheria).
Surgical technique involving placement of a tube through the front of the neck into the trachea. This tube allows the patient to breathe if there is a blockage above the trachea. Tracheostomy is also used in certain instances during a hospital stay for sick patients and for certain types of cancer patients.
A surgery for creating long-term or permanent opening into the trachea. It is sometimes used for severe obstructive sleep apnea when other measures do not work well and/or have severe side effects.
An opening through the neck and into the trachea, through which a tube is inserted to create an airway.
A surgical opening through the trachea in the neck to provide an artificial airway.
A temporary surgical opening at the front of the throat providing access to the trachea or windpipe to assist in breathing.
The surgical creation of an artificial airway in the trachea (windpipe) on the anterior surface of the neck.
surgical opening into the trachea (windpipe) to help someone breathe who has an obstruction or swelling in the larynx (voice box) or upper throat.
Opening in the neck area that allows a person to breath. This can be permanent or temporary.
a hole made by an operation in the rigid part of the throat (near the Adam's apple) which bypasses the nasopharynx region. Once the main treatment of sleep apnoea, now superseded by nasal CPAP. Sometimes used in central sleep apnoea when day and night ventilation is required.
The creation of an opening in the trachea (windpipe) through the neck for the insertion of a tube to assist breathing.
Opening in windpipe to facilitate breathing.
(trak-ee-osto-mee) Creating a hole into the windpipe from outside, just below the Adam's apple. Sometimes needed in many different conditions, and used to be the main treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea (opened at night, closed during the day) to bypass the obstruction in the throat.
Surgery to create an opening (stoma) into the windpipe. The opening itself may also be called a tracheostomy.
An artificial opening made surgically in the front of your neck, through the skin and into your windpipe. This allows you to breathe after surgery to your neck, throat or mouth. The hole is called a stoma. Air enters and leaves your windpipe (trachea) and lungs, through this. If you have had your voice box completely removed, you have a permanent tracheostomy.
An artificial opening in a patient's trachea, which is created by cutting through the patient's neck into the trachea, often for the purpose of inserting a tube for mechanical ventilation.
A small opening made in the windpipe to help patients breathe. It has a small tube (trach tube) in the opening.
A surgical operation to create an opening (stoma) into the windpipe (the trachea). The opening itself can also be called a tracheostomy. See the entire definition of Tracheostomy
A surgically-made incision through the front of the neck, into the windpipe, in order to create an artificial airway through which a tube can be placed. This can either be used to remove fluid, e.g., mucus from the lungs, or to supply oxygen to them.
The opening into the trachea, usually intended to be temporary
(tray-key- ah-sto-me): surgery to create an opening of the trachea through the neck.
A tracheostomy is a small opening in the windpipe to open up the airway. A tube can be inserted into the hole if the patient needs more help to breath
An artificial opening in the trachea that facilitates the passage of air or removal of secretions
A surgical incision in the trachea (the windpipe) through which a rigid tube is inserted to allow air to enter.