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Safe and Successful Management of Difficult Airway in a Child with Keyhole Mouth Opening


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1 Sparsh Hospital, Narayana Hrudyalaya Campus, Bengaluru, India

Securing difficult airway is a challenge1. Here we present a fool proof approach to secure airway in a paediatric patient with only keyhole sized mouth opening.

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Paediatric Airway Management, Keyhole Mouth Opening, Difficult Airway, Tracheostomy.
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Authors

C. Salman Mohamed Kutty
Sparsh Hospital, Narayana Hrudyalaya Campus, Bengaluru, India
Sharanu Patil
Sparsh Hospital, Narayana Hrudyalaya Campus, Bengaluru, India
Ravi Narayanan
Sparsh Hospital, Narayana Hrudyalaya Campus, Bengaluru, India
S. Bhagirath
Sparsh Hospital, Narayana Hrudyalaya Campus, Bengaluru, India

Abstract


Securing difficult airway is a challenge1. Here we present a fool proof approach to secure airway in a paediatric patient with only keyhole sized mouth opening.

Keywords


Paediatric Airway Management, Keyhole Mouth Opening, Difficult Airway, Tracheostomy.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP034