Trans tracheal catheter insertion under direct bronchoscopic guidance

Trans tracheal catheter insertion under direct bronchoscopic guidance

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Cardiothoracic Surgeries

SCOOP transtracheal oxygen is indicated for patients with chronic hypoxemia which persists in spite of optimal medical therapy. Arterial blood gases obtained while breathing room air should show a PaO2< 55 mm Hg. SCOOP transtracheal oxygen is also indicated for patients with a PaO2 of 56-59 mm Hg ...

if they also have: 1) dependent edema suggesting congestive heart failure, 2) "P" pulmonale on EKG (P wave greater than 3mm in standard leads II, III or AVF), or 3) erythrocythemia with a hematocrit of >55%.

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