ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: ADVANCES IN SURGICAL TRACHEOSTOMY AND KANTHGAT VYADHI: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Chandrashekahar N. Mule, Swapnil K Chavan *
Abstract: The medical field has undergone many new updates according to the needs of patients and disease conditions. Previously Surgical Tracheostomy was done for Airway Obstruction and Prolonged Ventilation needs. Surgical Tracheostomy has some benefits and some complications. So, according to risk Vs benefits, modern science has developed new techniques to approach the procedure. Thus, they started with a new technique - Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT). Tracheostomy is the procedure performed when the patient is on a long-duration ventilator or has Airway Obstruction. Also, Tracheostomy is done for Tracheal toileting when the patient has increased secretion in the trachea and lungs. But now, a day’s advanced tracheostomy is done in emergency services. Considering the risk of Bleeding in surgical tracheostomy, a new technique of surgical tracheostomy has been developed, which doesn’t need cauterization; it has minimum bleeding risk and is a fast procedure with an easy technique. This article overviews Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy and its application in Kanthagat Vyadhi.
Keyword: Surgical Tracheostomy (ST), Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy (PDT), Intensive Care Unit (ICU).