Abstract| Volume 60, ISSUE 10, e12, December 2022

13. The Percutaneous Tracheostomy in Head and Neck Oncology Surgery

      Enhanced experience in performing percutaneous dilatational tracheostomies (PDT) during the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in changes to airway management for patients undergoing head and neck reconstructive surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. All patients now receive a percutaneous tracheostomy over the previously favoured surgical tracheostomy (ST), unless contraindicated.
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