Rigid bronchoscopies in pediatric patients with tracheobronchial foreign bodies: Our outcomes


Tutuncu A. C. , Dilmen O. K. , Ozcan R., Emre S., Koksal G. , Altintas F. , ...More

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, vol.47, no.2, pp.125-129, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tpa.1622
  • Journal Name: TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.125-129

Abstract

Aim: Tracheal or bronchial foreign body aspiration is a life-threatening emergency in children requiring immediate bronchoscopy under general anesthesia. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the anesthetic management, hazards and complications of bronchoscopies performed because of suspicion of foreign body aspiration.