All publications of “Marcela Batan Alith”

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Risk factors for post-extubation stridor in children: the role of orotracheal cannula

Milena Siciliano Nascimento, Cristiane Prado, Eduardo Juan Troster, Naiana Valério, Marcela Batan Alith, João Fernando Lourenço de Almeida

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3255

ObjectiveTo determine the risk factors associated with stridor, with special attention to the role of the cuffed orotracheal cannula.MethodsProspective analysis of all the intubated patients submitted to mechanical ventilator support from January 2008 to April 2011. The relevant factors for stridor collected were age, weight, size and type of airway tube, diagnosis, and duration of mechanical ventilation. The effects of variables on stridor were evaluated using uni- and multivariate logistic regression models.ResultsA total of 136 patients were included. Mean age […]