Organ failure is without a doubt a very serious issue. Life-threatening if not treated well and in some cases requiring surgery and intensive care. Many things attributed to organ failure such as: being unfit, eating in unhealthy fashion, genetics and many medical conditions. Because of the seriousness of the issue of organ failure, it is not uncommon that many people should try their very best to try and prevent these issues from happening in the first place and but when an organ does fail there are many different solutions.
Fortunately, the advancement of science and medicine has allowed for us to have more viable treatments and cures available to us.The Lungs are without a doubt just like many of the other organs are very important. As the lungs provide oxygen for other organs it can get extremely problematic if the lungs fail.
Respiratory failure makes it so that the lungs can’t get rid of the carbon dioxide in the blood and unable to make it oxygen rich. Carbon dioxide is a toxic compound that will harm our system as it needs oxygen to work. But there are treatments that have become available for those with the condition. The main priority is usually to make sure that oxygen gets to the lungs so that it can be able to create oxygen-rich blood for the organs of the body.
There are many treatments and many ways to be able to help keep the lungs efficient. This surgery is the most common and simple procedure used to fix the problem of respiratory failure and is almost always used for people with respiratory failure. The premise is simple: A hole is surgically made in the neck that goes through the trachea. A trach tube which is the breathing tube is placed in the hole to allow breathing. This solution is the most effective since it is a surgery used at many times whether it is chronic or acute. Whether a patient is in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) or whether the patient is not in a critical condition it is almost always performed regardless of the situation.
Tracheostomy is normally the most efficient solution since it only takes about 20 – 45 minutes to perform the surgery. It is also secure and with liquid (mist) or oxygenated forms of medicine can pass into it along with it being generally more comfortable than other forms of treatment for the disease compared to headsets, straps etc. Most physicians are also familiar with this procedure as it is very common so it will be rare that surgery will be unavailable in emergency situations. But there are many side effects to this procedure. Such as bleeding, infections, difficulty swallowing, speech, eating and having to wait weeks depending on health to make sure that the condition fully heals.