oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Anaesthesia and subglottic airway obstruction : case study
|Article Title||Anaesthesia and subglottic airway obstruction : case study|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Author||B.A. Bulbulia and R. Ahmed|
|Publication Date||Mar 2011|
|Pages||182 - 184|
|Keyword(s)||Jet ventilation, Laser excision, Monitoring, Shared airway and TIVA/TCI|
In this article, we describe the anaesthetic management and laser excision of a subglottic tumour that caused upper airway obstruction. Stridor was the presenting feature. A good history and careful assessment will reduce the likelihood of erroneous or delayed diagnosis and will improve patient outcome.This case report highlights the use of target-controlled infusions and jet ventilation (high-pressure source ventilation) in the surgical excision of a subglottic tumour.
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