Tracheostomy Related Diseases & Conditions

Medical tests and procedures are used to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions. Our doctors have compiled a list of ailments related to the topic of Tracheostomy that may be used to diagnose or monitor the status of the diseases and conditions listed below.

  • Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is defined as a reduction or cessation of breathing during sleep. The three types of sleep apnea are central apnea,...learn more »
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    Sleep Apnea Article
    • Sleep apnea facts
    • What is sleep apnea?
    • What are the types of sleep apnea?
    • What is central sleep apnea and what causes it?
    • What is obstructive sleep apnea and what causes it?
    • How common is obstructive sleep apnea?
    • What are obstructive sleep apnea symptoms?
    • What are some of the complications of sleep apnea?
    • How is obstructive sleep apnea diagnosed and evaluated?
    • What are the nonsurgical treatments for obstructive sleep apnea?
    • What are the surgical treatments for obstructive sleep apnea?
    • Why is it important to treat obstructive sleep apnea?
  • Children's Health Children's health is focused on the well-being of children from conception through adolescence. There are many aspects of...learn more »
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    Children's Health Article
    • Introduction to children's health
    • Children's growth and development
    • Children's illnesses
    • Children's injuries
    • Children's behavior
    • Children's mental illness
    • Family health and children
    • Community health and children
    • Health care for children
  • Malignant Hyperthermia Malignant hyperthermia is a severe reaction to certain drugs that are often used during invasive procedures or surgery. Certain...learn more »
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    Malignant Hyperthermia Article
    • Malignant hyperthermia facts*
    • What is malignant hyperthermia?
    • How common is malignant hyperthermia?
    • What genes are related to malignant hyperthermia?
    • How do people inherit malignant hyperthermia?
    • Where can I find information about diagnosis, management, or treatment of malignant hyperthermia?
    • What other names do people use for malignant hyperthermia?
  • MPS I (Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I, Hurler Syndrome) MPS I (also referred to as mucopolysaccharidosis Type I or Hurler syndrome) is a genetic, inherited condition that involves...learn more »
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    MPS I (Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I, Hurler Syndrome) Article
    • MPS I (mucopolysaccharidosis type 1) definition and facts
    • What is MPS I (mucopolysaccharidosis type 1)?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of MPS I?
    • What causes MPS I?
    • How is MPS I inherited?
    • Which specialties of health-care professionals treat MPS I?
    • How is MPS I diagnosed?
    • How is MPS I treated and managed?
    • What is the life expectancy for a person with MPS I?
    • Where can I find help for MPS I?