Role of Percutaneous Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients on Ventilator

Authors

  • Krishna Murty
  • Bhavya
  • Omar Naushad
  • Eema Chaudhar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i3.16046

Keywords:

COVID-19, tracheostomy, PCT, Ventilator

Abstract

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.

Author Biographies

Krishna Murty

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, AMS, Subharti Medical College and Hospital,

Bhavya

Senior Resident,
Department of Surgery, Subharti Medical College and Hospital

Omar Naushad


Professor, Department of Anaesthesia and
Critical Care Subharti Medical College and Hospital,

Eema Chaudhar

Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Subharti
Medical College and Hospital

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Krishna Murty, Bhavya, Omar Naushad, & Eema Chaudhar. (2021). Role of Percutaneous Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients on Ventilator. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 12(3), 102-105. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i3.16046