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Anesthetic Management of a Child with Foreign Body Trachea Posted for Rigid Bronchoscopy Developing Post Procedure Laryngospasm


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1 JSS Hospital, Mysuru, India

Foreign body aspiration is a leading cause of death in children 1–3 years old.Procedures like rigid bronchoscopy involving manipulations of the pharynx & larynxcarry increased risk of perioperative laryngospasm.  Laryngospasm is an anesthetic emergency that is still responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients.  Prevention, early diagnosis and treatment is the key to successful management of such cases.

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Foreign Body Trachea, Rigid Bronchoscopy, Laryngospasm.
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Anand Mathew Mammen
JSS Hospital, Mysuru, India
C. L. Gurudatt
JSS Hospital, Mysuru, India
N. R. Anup
JSS Hospital, Mysuru, India
V. Dinesh Kumar Gontla
JSS Hospital, Mysuru, India

Abstract


Foreign body aspiration is a leading cause of death in children 1–3 years old.Procedures like rigid bronchoscopy involving manipulations of the pharynx & larynxcarry increased risk of perioperative laryngospasm.  Laryngospasm is an anesthetic emergency that is still responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients.  Prevention, early diagnosis and treatment is the key to successful management of such cases.

Keywords


Foreign Body Trachea, Rigid Bronchoscopy, Laryngospasm.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP113