Awake Fibreoptic Intubation in the Sitting Position in a Patient with a Huge Goitre

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K C, Suhas; Shetty, Sukhen N; S, Padmanabha;
  • Publisher: Scholar Science Journals
  • Journal: International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research (issn: 2229-3809)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7439/ijbar.v6i4.1866
  • Subject: Fibreoptic Intubation, thyroidectomy, goitre | Anaesthesiology
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system

A 46-year-old woman was anesthetized for total thyroidectomy. The thyroid was massive, deviating the trachea to the right and causing attenuation of the trachea radiologically. She had symptoms of respiratory obstruction in the supine position. Awake FOB-guided intubati... View more
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