This is a work in progress – resources on TRR! Get the FCA2 tutorial notes here:
Latest version of Ross’s presentation on TRR (mostly images, best accompanied by the notes available above).
UpToDate has a good page on “Anaesthesia for Tracheal Surgery” if you have access.
You can access the published studies on work on the non-occlusive tracheal dilatation balloon here:
- Proof of concept study in a large animal model: Assessment of continuous ventilation during tracheal dilatation using a novel, non-occlusive balloon in an ovine model (SAJAA, open access). Direct link to PDF here.
- “First-in-man” initial clinical trial: Prospective Observational Trial of a Nonocclusive Dilatation Balloon in the Management of Tracheal Stenosis. Direct link to PDF here.
- Technique for performing dilatation with continuous ventilation via supraglottic airway: How We Do It: Endoscopic tracheal dilatation technique using a supraglottic airway and non-occlusive balloon.
- Technique for performing dilatation with high-frequency jet ventilation: New Treatment Strategy for Subglottic Stenosis Using the Trachealator, a Novel Non-occlusive Balloon. Direct link to PDF here.