Iatrogenic Airway Foreign Body. A Case Study. - CUERPO EXTRAÑO EN VÍA AÉREA DE ORIGEN IATROGÉNICO. ESTUDIO DE UN CASO.
Fabián Gustavo F. Díaz Rodriguez,
Hector Julio Melendez Florez
Affiliation: UNIVERSIDD INDUSTRIAL DE SANTANDER
Keywords: Anestesia, Cuerpo Extraño, Vía Aérea, Complicación, Iatrogenia, Intercambiador de tubo. Anesthesia, Foreing body, Airway, Complication, Tube exchanger.
Languages: Spanish, Castilian
We present the case of a 15 years old female patient admitted to the Critical Care Unit. The patient was scheduled for extubation with a tube exchanger. However, the tube exchanger broke inside the patient's airway immediately after extubation requiring surgical intervention, which was successfully performed.