Tracheal Resection and Reconstruction
Tracheal surgery requires close teamwork between the anesthesia and surgical teams in both planning and execution, with ongoing communication throughout, as they “share the airway.” Critical aspects of anesthetic management particular to tracheal resection/reconstruction (TRR) are (1) preservation of a patent airway with inductionand (2) safe ventilation while the airway is divided.
KeywordsTracheal surgery Tracheal resection reconstruction Induction considerations Ventilation strategies Orotracheal/endobronchial intubation for TRR Intubating over the field
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