PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES
MEDICAL JOURNAL (Category Y)

A Journal of Army Medical & Dental Corps

Being published since 1956

ISSN (online) 2411-8842
ISSN (print) 0030-9648

VOL 68, No. 1, FEBRURAY 2018

FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL VIA TRACHEOSTOMY. AN UNCOMMON OCCURRENCE

Zaheer Ul Hassan, Kamran Ashfaq Ahmed Butt, Maryam Khan, Chaudhry Muhammad Bilal Akram

Abstract

Foreign body airway in a trauma patient is a relatively common occurrence however rigid and flexible
bronchoscopy remains the modality of choice for removal of foreign bodies. We present a case of foreign body air way following an RTA which was unsuccessfully removed via a non conventional technique.
 

Keywords : Bronchoscopy, Foreign body, Trauma, Tracheostomy



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