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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 151-153

Difficult airway where the anaesthesiologist succeeded but not the operating otorhinolaryngologist


Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, K S Hedge Medical Academy, NITTE Deemed to be University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Tejanand K
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, K S Hedge Medical Academy, NITTE Deemed to be University, Mangaluru, Karnataka - 575 018
India
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DOI: 10.4103/arwy.arwy_38_20

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Difficult laryngoscopy and intubation are life-threatening situations that are commonly seen in obese, short-necked patients. Amongst the various tools that can facilitate successful intubation in such patients, awake fibreoptic intubation is possibly the most popular and safe method. Rarely, the airway abnormality may be so severe that the operating otorhinolaryngologist may face difficulties in performing surgery once the airway has been secured, as happened in our patient.


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