Translation of tracheotomy in Spanish:

tracheotomy

traqueotomía, n.

Pronunciation /ˌtreɪkiˈɑdəmi//ˌtrakɪˈɒtəmi/

noun

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    traqueotomía feminine
    • In some cases, such as when the swollen epiglottis blocks the windpipe, a tracheostomy may be performed.
    • Longer-term help with breathing may require a tracheotomy.
    • Seventeen of the patients had a tracheostomy for airway obstruction.
    • In severe problem patients a tracheotomy or surgical opening (temporary or permanent) above the Adams apple is needed.
    • All tracheotomies were operative tracheotomies, and no percutaneous dilatational tracheostomies were performed.