Study objectives: Evaluation of different types of tracheostomy tubes in patients with neuromuscular disorders. Design: Review of past charts of 49 patients with DMD. Setting: Intensive care unit of Children's Hospital-Bambino Gesù Rome-Palidoro, Italy Conclusions: Our findings favour the use of flexible tracheostomy tubes in reducing the risk of developing tracheal haemorrhages.
- Flexible tracheostomy tubes
- Neuromuscular disorders
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine