Different Solutions for Damaged Nasotracheal Tube during Maxillofacial Surgery: A Case Series

We present two cases of nasotracheal tube (NTT) damage suffered during maxillofacial surgery. The different intraoperative conditions led us to decide for the replacement of NTT in one case and for conservative action in the other. The purpose of this article is to highlight the difficulties that the anesthesiologist may have in deciding quickly what is the best approach in case the endotracheal tube is damaged during maxillofacial surgery and possibly try to provide a rapid and safe solution for the situation.
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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