Role of Percutaneous Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients on Ventilator
Keywords:COVID-19, tracheostomy, PCT, Ventilator
The pandemic caused by novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV 2) with respiratory and multiorgan dysfunction
needing prolonged mechanical ventilation. Tracheostomy reduces ventilator support time. The study was
done on 23 patients and role of PCT was observed. A recovery rate of 8.77% was observed and no significant
change in mortality rate was observed with even after better airway management.
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