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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:

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

  2. Ryan M. Kern, M.D.

    Ryan M. Kern, M.D.

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

    Thoracoscopy, Tracheostomy, Chest tube placement, Thoracentesis, Bronchoscopy, Pleural effusion, Lung nodule, Tracheal ...stenosis, Lung cancer, 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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See a list of publications about tracheostomy by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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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.