World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Dr. Salih Mahmood Askar*, Dr. Mohammed Atiyah Farhan and Dr. Hassan ALwan Hamd


Background: Tracheostomy is operative procedures that create a surgical air way in cervical trachea. It is most often performed in patients who have difficulty in breathing due to trauma that disturbs normal breathing or neurological insult or infections and tumors. Aim of study: Aim of this study is to show tracheostomy procedure in relation to causes, gender, age and type of anesthesia. Patient and methods: This study was performed in Baquba teaching hospital for the period from 1st. April, 2016 to 31 of December 2017. A review of cases records was done for all patients admitted during the study period. Result: Total number of cases during the study period was 54, with male to female ratio 1.9:1,most patients age group (51 – 60) years and lowest age group(1 -10)years. The most common indication was trauma to head and neck followed by post thyroidectomy, 54%need general anesthesia. Conclusion: In this study the most common causes of tracheostomy was trauma 42.5%. Tracheostomy done in male more than female. most cases of tracheostomy was reported in age group [51-60]years 24%. Most of cases of tracheostomy done under general anesthesia 53.7%.

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