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Last Name Initial: K

  1. William (Will) E. Karle, M.D.

    William (Will) E. Karle, M.D.

    1. Otolaryngologist
    1. Phoenix, AZ
    Areas of focus:

    Airway management, Airway reconstruction, Airway stent placement, Bronchoalveolar lavage, Bronchoscopy, CO-2 laser trea...tment, Cricopharyngeal myotomy, Esophageal dilatation, Esophagoscopy, FEESST, KTP laser treatment, Laryngeal botulinum injections, Laryngeal reinnervation surgery, Laryngectomy, Laryngoscopy, Laryngotracheal reconstruction, Laser vocal cord surgery, Microlaryngoscopy, Minimally invasive surgery, Singing voice evaluation, Thyroplasty, Tracheal resection, Tracheal stenting, Tracheostomy, Transnasal esophagoscopy, Transoral laser microsurgery, Videolaryngoscopy, Vocal cord injection, Zenker's diverticulectomy, Zenker's diverticulotomy, Airway obstruction, Congenital anomaly of the larynx, Congenital anomaly of the trachea, Cricopharyngeal dysfunction, Dysphagia, Esophageal stricture, Hypopharyngeal cancer, Laryngeal cancer, Laryngeal papillomatosis, Laryngeal stenosis, Laryngeal trauma, Laryngitis, Speech disturbance, Stridor, Subglottic stenosis, Supraglottic cancer, Throat cancer, Tracheal stenosis, Tracheoesophageal fistula, Tracheostomy dependence, Vocal cord cyst, Vocal cord dysfunction, Vocal cord nodule, Vocal cord paralysis, Vocal cord paresis, Vocal cord polyp, Vocal cord scarring, Voice disorder, Zenker's diverticulum

  2. Ryan M. Kern, M.D.

    Ryan M. Kern, M.D.

    1. Critical Care Specialist
    2. Internist
    3. Pulmonologist
    1. Rochester, MN
    Areas of focus:

    Bronchoscopy, Chest tube placement, Thoracentesis, Thoracoscopy, Tracheostomy, Lung cancer, Lung nodule, Pleural effusi...on, Tracheal stenosis, Tracheomalacia

Research

Mayo Clinic specialists are currently studying the long-term outcomes in function for people who've experienced a stroke and get an early tracheostomy versus those who have prolonged use of a breathing tube placed through the mouth into the trachea (orotracheal intubation).

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Tracheostomy care at Mayo Clinic

Oct. 22, 2019
  1. Brown AY. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic. Aug. 28, 2019.
  2. Tracheostomy. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/tracheostomy. Accessed Sept. 23, 2019.
  3. Tracheostomy and ventilator dependence. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. https://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/tracheostomies/. Accessed Sept. 19, 2019.
  4. Surgical airway. Merck Manual Professional Version. https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/critical-care-medicine/respiratory-arrest/surgical-airway#. Accessed Sept. 23, 2019.
  5. Roberts JR, et al., eds. Tracheostomy care. In: Roberts and Hedges' Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. 7th ed. Elsevier; 2019. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Sept. 23, 2019.
  6. Patton J. Tracheostomy care. British Journal of Nursing. 2019; doi:10.12968/bjon.2019.28.16.1060.
  7. Mitchell RB, et al. Clinical consensus statement: Tracheostomy care. Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery. 2013; doi:10.1177/0194599812460376.
  8. Landsberg JW. Pulmonary and critical care pearls. In: Clinical Practice Manual for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Elsevier; 2018. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Sept. 25, 2019.
  9. Rashid AO, et al. Percutaneous tracheostomy: A comprehensive review. Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2017; doi:10.21037/jtd.2017.09.33.
  10. Moore EJ (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic. Oct. 1, 2019.