Effect of percutanous tracheotomy on intracerebral pressure and perfusion pressure in patients with acute cerebral dysfunction (TIP Trial)

J. Kleffmann, R. Pahl, W. Deinsberger, A. Ferbert & C. Roth
Objective: Bedside percutaneous tracheotomy (PT) is very common for critical ill patients, who require prolonged mechanical ventilation. The effect of the tracheotomy on the intracranial pressure (ICP) is currently subject of debate. Studies with differing results have been published. The aim of our[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]