Isolated bilateral Tapia's syndrome after liver transplantation: A case report and review of the literature.

CONCLUSION: Tapia's syndrome is almost always a transient complication after airway manipulation. Although bilateral Tapia's syndrome after general anesthesia is exceptionally rare, this complication should be recognized in patients reporting respiratory obstruction with complete dysphagia and dysarthria after prolonged intubation. Both anesthesiologists and surgeons should be aware of the importance of its preventing measurements, prompt diagnosis and intensive speech and swallowing rehabilitation program. PMID: 28083087 [PubMed - in process]
Source: World Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: World J Hepatol Source Type: research