Consult for taracheastomy

My father met an accident on 9th August and was having polytrauma. Since then several problems he was in ventilation then while OT process he met a massive heart blockage again ventilation. Admitted to Apollo Gleneagles he has now been discharged after 2 months on October 5th with Tracheostomy and having Silicon Catheter. At home we were told to have Oxygen and Suctioning facility. Now my question to u is that when we will understand he is recovering and that his tracheostomy tube can be removed.
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Dr. Pinaki Mazumder
30 yrs. of exp | Kolkata | Otologist/ Neurotologist
If he regains full consciousness and is able to swallow his food without aspirating and can clear his respiratory passage secretions by coughing, the tracheostomy tube can be removed.
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