Quality of life and mortality after percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PDT) has been poorly investigated. The aims of this study were to evaluate the independent risk factors for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) mortality and investigate quality of life over the first year after PDT in critically ill patients.

Mortality and long-term quality of life after percutaneous tracheotomy in Intensive Care Unit: a prospective observational study

Brunetti, Iole;MICALIZZI, CAMILLA;Insorsi, Angelo;Ball, Lorenzo;FOLENTINO, MARTA;SILEO, ROSANNA;ACCATTATIS, ALESSANDRO;DE LISI, DOMENICO;Gratarola, Angelo;Mora, Francesco;Peretti, Giorgio;Pelosi, Paolo
2018

Abstract

Quality of life and mortality after percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PDT) has been poorly investigated. The aims of this study were to evaluate the independent risk factors for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) mortality and investigate quality of life over the first year after PDT in critically ill patients.
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