ICU Protocols pp 767-777 | Cite as

Percutaneous Tracheostomy

  • Rajesh Chawla
  • Munish Chauhan


PCT is a bedside procedure performed usually in an ICU setting. This uses Seldinger technique and is associated with a few postoperative complications.


Cuff Pressure Tracheostomy Tube Tracheal Stenosis Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy Percutaneous Tracheostomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory & Critical Care MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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