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VOLUME 24 , ISSUE 3 ( March, 2020 ) > List of Articles


Successful Management of a Life-threatening Endotracheal Bleed with Angiographic Stenting

Manju Mary Joseph, Rohit Benjamin, Aswin Padmanabhan, Deepti Bal, Shalini Nair

Keywords : Endovascular interventions, Innominate artery, Pseudoaneurysm, Trachea arterial fistula, Tracheostomy

Citation Information : Joseph MM, Benjamin R, Padmanabhan A, Bal D, Nair S. Successful Management of a Life-threatening Endotracheal Bleed with Angiographic Stenting. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (3):210-211.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23366

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-12-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Several operative and postoperative complications have been reported after tracheostomy, including fatal hemorrhage from erosion of a major vessel. We present here a case of hemorrhage after a surgical tracheostomy. This case is being reported on account of the unusual etiology of the hemorrhage and associated high fatality rates. All concerned need to be aware of this complication and its emergency management.

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