We describe a case of chest pain caused by tracheostomy tube malposition in a 65-year old woman with chronic respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This report highlights the importance of the correct choice of tracheostomy tube devices for mechanically ventilated and/or spontaneously breathing patients.

Inchingolo, R., Smargiassi, A., Bello, G., Pennisi, M., Chiappini, F., Pirronti, T., Valente, S., Chest pain caused by tracheostomy tube malposition: the importance of choosing the right tube., <<MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA>>, 2011; 2011 vol 77 (epub ahead of print): 231-234 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/19684]

Chest pain caused by tracheostomy tube malposition: the importance of choosing the right tube.

Inchingolo, Riccardo;Smargiassi, Andrea;Bello, Giuseppe;Pennisi, Mariano;Chiappini, Fabrizio;Pirronti, Tommaso;Valente, Salvatore
2011

Abstract

We describe a case of chest pain caused by tracheostomy tube malposition in a 65-year old woman with chronic respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This report highlights the importance of the correct choice of tracheostomy tube devices for mechanically ventilated and/or spontaneously breathing patients.
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Inchingolo, R., Smargiassi, A., Bello, G., Pennisi, M., Chiappini, F., Pirronti, T., Valente, S., Chest pain caused by tracheostomy tube malposition: the importance of choosing the right tube., <<MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA>>, 2011; 2011 vol 77 (epub ahead of print): 231-234 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/19684]
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