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Weaning and Extubation

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Tracheal intubation, usually simply referred to as intubation, is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea (windpipe) to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer certain drugs. 

 It is frequently performed in critically injured, ill, or anesthetized patients to facilitate ventilation of the lungs, including mechanical ventilation, and to prevent the possibility of asphyxiation or airway obstruction. The opposite of intubation is extubation. The process of removing a tube from a hollow organ or passageway, often from the airway.

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Orhan Yucel

Orhan Yücel is an associate professor of thoracic surgery. He is the first surgeon to perform many operations for the first time in the institutions he worked before. His work has provided scientific contributions to the institutions he worked in.

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