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Tracheostomy in a Failed Fibre Optic Intubation


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1 Yenepoya Medica College, Mangaluru, India

Intra oral extensions of acoustic neuroma are rare. Fibre optic intubation is the ideal technique used in cases of difficult intubation. If fibre optic intubation fails, then surgical airway may be the final choice.

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Difficult Airway, Fibreoptic Intubation, Airway Blocks, Tracheostomy.
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Poojitha Karempudi
Yenepoya Medica College, Mangaluru, India
S. Padmanabha
Yenepoya Medica College, Mangaluru, India

Abstract


Intra oral extensions of acoustic neuroma are rare. Fibre optic intubation is the ideal technique used in cases of difficult intubation. If fibre optic intubation fails, then surgical airway may be the final choice.

Keywords


Difficult Airway, Fibreoptic Intubation, Airway Blocks, Tracheostomy.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP040