Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Real-Time Ultrasound Guided the New Standard Technique for Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy (PDT)

Mohsen Ziyaeifard 1 and Ziya Totonchi 1 , *
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1 Rajaie Cardiovascular, Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran
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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: June 01, 2015, 5 (3); e24653
  • Published Online: June 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: October 18, 2014
  • Revised: November 4, 2014
  • Accepted: November 22, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.24653v2

To Cite: Ziyaeifard M, Totonchi Z. Real-Time Ultrasound Guided the New Standard Technique for Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy (PDT), Anesth Pain Med. 2015 ; 5(3):e24653. doi: 10.5812/aapm.24653v2.

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