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PERCUTANEOUS TRACHEOSTOMY KIT

PERCUTANEOUS TRACHEOSTOMY KIT

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Tracheostomy is one of the oldest and most commonly performed procedures in critically sick patients. Surgical tracheostomy (ST) was first described by Jackson in 1909. Its use in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) gained popularity during polio epidemic in the 1950's. Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) over a guidewire was invented by Ciaglia in 1985. PDT has now become the standard of care in ICU and has replaced ST in this subset of patients to a large extent. It however remains imperative to be aware of conditions where ST may be preferable. Over the last few years, the original Ciaglia PDT technique has undergone modifications, and multiple other techniques have also evolved