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Among the oldest described surgical procedures, tracheotomy (also referred to as pharyngotomy, laryngotomy, and tracheostomy) consists of making an incision on the anterior aspect of the neck and opening a direct airway through an incision in the trachea.
As surgery centers boom, patients are paying with their lives

As surgery centers boom, patients are paying with their lives

Scientists introduce air-filled microbubbles as intravenous oxygen carriers

Scientists introduce air-filled microbubbles as intravenous oxygen carriers

Genetic, ethnic background may be underlying factors for acquired laryngotracheal stenosis

Genetic, ethnic background may be underlying factors for acquired laryngotracheal stenosis

Researchers investigate causes and rates of deaths due to tracheotomy

Researchers investigate causes and rates of deaths due to tracheotomy

Toddlers with mobility disabilities less likely to engage in physical activity

Toddlers with mobility disabilities less likely to engage in physical activity

New partnering scholarship launched to inspire and develop potential oncology nurses

New partnering scholarship launched to inspire and develop potential oncology nurses

Scientists develop new device that minimizes risks associated to emergency tracheotomies

Scientists develop new device that minimizes risks associated to emergency tracheotomies

Researchers report higher number of pressure ulcers in pediatrics

Researchers report higher number of pressure ulcers in pediatrics

3D-printed airway splint saves life of infant born with severe tracheobronchomalacia

3D-printed airway splint saves life of infant born with severe tracheobronchomalacia

State highlights: States urge using life insurance for long-term care

State highlights: States urge using life insurance for long-term care

Tracheotomy opens up concerns over thyroid hormones

Tracheotomy opens up concerns over thyroid hormones

MGH develops new technique to reconstruct the larynx after surgery for advanced cancer

MGH develops new technique to reconstruct the larynx after surgery for advanced cancer

U.S. to launch graphic anti-smoking warnings

U.S. to launch graphic anti-smoking warnings

Federal judge says govt. can't require grisly images on cigarette packages

Federal judge says govt. can't require grisly images on cigarette packages

Judge overrules proposed graphic cigarette labels

Judge overrules proposed graphic cigarette labels

First Edition: March 1, 2012

First Edition: March 1, 2012

Severity of smoke-inhalation injury may play a role in overall pulmonary inflammatory response

Severity of smoke-inhalation injury may play a role in overall pulmonary inflammatory response

FDA releases new tobacco warning labels that emphasize "horror factor"

FDA releases new tobacco warning labels that emphasize "horror factor"

U.S. Tobacco label regulations tightened (warning graphic pictures)

U.S. Tobacco label regulations tightened (warning graphic pictures)

UK’s first larynx transplant

UK’s first larynx transplant