Tracheostomy in childhood: 20 years experience from a pediatric surgery clinic

Ilce Z., Celayir S., Tekand G., Murat N., Erdogan E., Yeker D.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.44, no.3, pp.306-309, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2002.01554.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.306-309
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background : There is a limited indication for tracheostomy procedures in pediatric surgery. It is rarely applied to the pediatric patient because they can be kept intubated for a longer duration compared with adults. Problems and complications can occur after tracheostomy, even during the childhood period.