Fractured tracheostomy tube
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A significant number of patients require to wear tracheostomy tubes over a prolonged period. There are several reports of the problems these tubes can create and a comparison of various materials used in their manufacture (Bassoe, & Boe 1960, Saltet al 1960, and Sood in 1973). The following cases are presented because of their unusual nature, where a fractured tracheostomy tube presented as a foreign body.
KeywordsForeign Body Poliomyelitis Tracheostomy Tube Tracheal Stenosis Left Main Bronchus
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