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Tracheostomy is a method of separating a patient from the mechanical ventilator in the intensive care unit (ICU). The long-term survivors among patients followed up with tracheostomy and ventilator in the respiratory ICU (RICU) outpatient clinic due to different diseases were investigated.
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Name: Turkish thoracic journal
multiple myeloma is considered an incurable hematologic cancer but a subset of patients can achieve long-term remissions and survival. The present study examines the clinical features of long-term sur...
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has become the preferred strategy for elective repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) for many patients. However, the superiority of the endovascular procedure h...
Tracheostomy is defined as the surgical procedure for creating an opening at the 3rd or 4th cartilage ring in the anterior wall of the trachea to provide airway patency. It was known that tracheostomy...
In recent years, the use of surgically implanted biological aortic valves has been favored over mechanical prosthesis in patients between 50 and 70 years of age. However, outcomes on long-term surviv...
Data are lacking on the long-term prognosis of stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD). Our aim was to analyze long-term survival in patients with SIHD and to identify predictors of mortality.
Tracheotomy is a common procedure for multiple medical indications.Tracheostomy tubes must be securely fixed to prevent movement or decannulation and tracheostomy ties must be exchanged as...
This study was undertaken to Identify the factors affecting the outcomes of tracheostomy done in ICU for patients subjected to prolonged intubation and ventilation and to suggest guideline...
Severe head injury is associated with airway compromise and poor respiratory effort. In Mulago Hospital intubation is the mainstay intervention and then patients are subjected to the wait ...
Use of the ultrasound before, during and after percutaneous tracheostomy allows us great advantages; anatomy of the pre and paratracheal region and displaying potential aberrant vessels, a...
We propose to assess cough strength in patients undergoing spontaneous breathing trials in the IICU and compare their cough strength under two conditions, 1. Tracheostomy cuff inflated:...
Persons who have experienced prolonged survival of HIV infection. This includes the full spectrum of untreated, HIV-infected long-term asymptomatics to those with AIDS who have survived due to successful treatment.
Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.
A persistent increase in synaptic efficacy, usually induced by appropriate activation of the same synapses. The phenomenological properties of long-term potentiation suggest that it may be a cellular mechanism of learning and memory.
Hospitals which provide care to patients with long-term illnesses.
A persistent activity-dependent decrease in synaptic efficacy between NEURONS. It typically occurs following repeated low-frequency afferent stimulation, but it can be induced by other methods. Long-term depression appears to play a role in MEMORY.
Asthma COPD Cystic Fibrosis Pneumonia Pulmonary Medicine Respiratory Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. They're usually caused by viruses, but they can also ...