tracheotomy tube n.
A curved tube used to keep the stoma unobstructed after tracheotomy.
Hospitalized in Britain, with a tracheotomy tube down her throat, she was in no position to protest.
I assisted in withdrawing the endotracheal tube from the throat as Dr. Perry was then ready to insert the tracheotomy tube.
A tracheotomy tube is inserted, through which the ansthetic is continued.
The permanent wearing of a tracheotomy tube is rarely necessary.
In the second case the wide development of emphysema was prevented by the early introduction of a tracheotomy tube.
The bleeding is arrested, and the tracheotomy tube is retained for several days.
Only insofar as I held the endotracheal connector in place into the tracheotomy tube.
The interior of the larynx having been cocainized, a tracheotomy tube is inserted between the vocal cords.
Under these conditions it is advisable to consider the removal of the tracheotomy tube in favour of intubation.
Your purpose is to make a hole in the windpipe sufficiently large to admit the tracheotomy tube.