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Weaning From Ventilator in A Morbidly Obese Patient - Role of Tracheostomy (Case Report)

Author(s): Dr. P. Mandal | Dr. M. Al-Ajmi

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 7;
Issue: 7;
Start page: 1234;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Weaning | Ventilator | Morbidly Obese | Tracheostomy

Morbid obesity is a problem not only for the person himself but also to the whole treating medical team. The problem associated with bariatric surgery for these morbid persons are multifactorial even if it is an elective routine procedure with other wise healthy lungs.
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