Tracheotomy and Airway

A Practical Guide

  • Eckart Klemm
  • Andreas Nowak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Eckart Klemm, Andreas Nowak
    Pages 1-4
  3. Friedemann Pabst, Gunter Haroske
    Pages 9-19
  4. Markus Jungehülsing
    Pages 27-41
  5. Dietmar Thurnher
    Pages 57-70
  6. Dietmar Thurnher
    Pages 71-80
  7. Eckart Klemm, Andreas Nowak
    Pages 99-122
  8. Ch. Sittel
    Pages 131-146
  9. O. Michel
    Pages 147-163
  10. S.-O. Kuhn, K. Hahnenkamp
    Pages 165-170
  11. A. Nowak, E. Klemm, T. Usichenko, W. Heller
    Pages 187-204
  12. S. Sutarski
    Pages 205-221
  13. A. Fahl
    Pages 233-247
  14. H. Swoboda, E. Klemm
    Pages 249-257

About this book


This book provides a practical guide to the complications encountered in tracheotomy procedures. Chapters cover the entire treatment journey, from indication and performance of all types of tracheotomies to the occlusion of the stoma. A tracheotomy can often have serious complications and the management and prevention of these complications are discussed in detail. Practical anatomy, anesthesia for airway management, and surgical and endoscopic treatment of diseases related to tracheotomies are also covered.

This book is aimed at a multidisciplinary audience and is relevant to ENT specialists, head and neck surgeons, chest surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, emergency doctors, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, pediatric surgeons, pediatric intensivists, pulmonologists, speech therapists, respiratory therapists, and nurses. 


Tracheal Surgery Airway-Management Pediatric tracheostomy Percutaneous dilatation tracheostomies Coniotomy Iatrogenic tracheal injuries Endoluminal splinting of the trachea Jet ventilation

Editors and affiliations

  • Eckart Klemm
    • 1
  • Andreas Nowak
    • 2
  1. 1.Teaching Hospital of the University DresdenDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Teaching Hospital of the University DresdenDresdenGermany

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Internal Medicine & Dermatology