Sentence Examples


  • Patients with epiglottitis frequently require intubation (insertion of a breathing tube) or a tracheotomy to keep the airway open.
  • Throat cancer can leave a person with a permanent tracheotomy, a hole in the neck through which the person breathes.
  • If the individual is still not getting enough oxygen, it may be necessary to perform a tracheotomy.
  • A tube may be inserted in to the trachea (tracheotomy) in order to keep the airways open.
  • The tracheotomy is the most extreme type of surgical therapy for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.