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Anaesthetic Management of Large Multinodular Goitre - A Difficult Airway


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1 J.J.M Medical College, Davanagere, India

Appropriate airway management is an essential part of anaesthesiologist’s role. Securing airway, intubation and extubation both require skillful management and timely decision to reduce morbidity and mortality in case of diffuse long-standing goiter with retrosternal extension that leads to compression of trachea and deviation.

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Large Multinodular Goiter, Trachea Compression, Retrosternal Extension.
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Y. B. Pavithra
J.J.M Medical College, Davanagere, India
B. G. Prabhu
J.J.M Medical College, Davanagere, India

Abstract


Appropriate airway management is an essential part of anaesthesiologist’s role. Securing airway, intubation and extubation both require skillful management and timely decision to reduce morbidity and mortality in case of diffuse long-standing goiter with retrosternal extension that leads to compression of trachea and deviation.

Keywords


Large Multinodular Goiter, Trachea Compression, Retrosternal Extension.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP013