Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2020 , Vol 11, Issue 4
Aspiration-Related Emergency Tracheotomy İn a Parkinsonian Patient: Case Report
Taliye Cakabay1
1Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital, ENT, Istanbul, Turkey DOI : 10.31067/0.2020.329 Emergency tracheotomy should be performed as soon as possible to avoid irreversible damage to the hypoxic brain. Once a safe airway is established, the underlying causes can be investigated and current treatments for etiology can be planned. Foreign bodies, infections, traumas leading to upper airway obstruction are among these etiologies. In this case report, we also presented a parkinsonian patient with an emergency tracheotomy, who developed laryngeal foreign body aspiration, respiratory arrest during feeding after swallowing disorder. Keywords : Tracheotomy, foreign body aspiration, Parkinson