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ICU Management

Study: Aortic grafts are feasible to rebuild windpipe and airway

2018 01 Jun

A French study of patients with lung cancer or end-stage tracheal lesions has successfully used cryopreserved human aortic grafts to rebuild the windpipe and airway sections removed because of disease. The study is published in JAMA, to concide with its presentation at the American Thoracic Society 2018 conference.   The study, Airway and/or Pulmonary... Read more

ICU Management

Innovative Device Makes Tracheotomies Faster and Safer

2014 31 Jan

Researchers of the School of Industrial Engineering of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), in collaboration with the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), have patented an innovative device able to minimise the risks associated to emergency tracheotomies and the time needed to perform planned tracheotomies. By combining mechanical and... Read more