The importance of neck circumference to thyromental distance ratio (NC/TM) as a predictor of difficult intubation in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients

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Abdel Naim, Hala Ezzat; Mohamed, Sabah Abdel Raouf; Soaida, Sherif Mohamed; Eltrabily, Haitham Hassan Awad;
(2014)

Background: The trial to find a bedside examination that is helpful for foreseeing difficult intubation is quite inspiring. It was reported that thyromental distance (TM), body mass index (BMI), neck circumference (NC) and a Mallampati score >3 were the only helpful bed... View more
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