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Influence of early elective tracheostomy on the incidence of postoperative complications in patients undergoing head and neck surgery

Meier, Johannes, Wunschel, Michael, Angermann, Anne, Ettl, Tobias, Metterlein, Thomas, Klingelhöffer, Christoph, Reichert, Torsten E. and Ritzka, Markus (2019) Influence of early elective tracheostomy on the incidence of postoperative complications in patients undergoing head and neck surgery. BMC Anesthesiology 19 (43), pp. 1-6.

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Background The incidence of postoperative complications after head and neck surgery is high. This study evaluated the influence of early elective tracheostomy on the incidence of postoperative pneumonia and delirium. Methods We reviewed the data of all patients who had undergone removal of an oropharyngeal tumor and microsurgical tissue transfer at our department in a two year period. ...

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Item type:Article
Date:28 March 2019
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/s12871-019-0715-9DOI
Keywords:Airway, Head and neck surgery, Tracheostomy, Delirium, Pneumonia
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40633
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