Difficult airway management in COVID times
Sukhminder Jit Singh Bajwa, Madhuri Kurdi, Konstantinos StroumpoulisIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 64(14):116-119
CONCLUSIONS: HFNO provides a hands-free induction of general anaesthesia and yields adequate preoxygenation and peroxygenation, with a significant improvement in the quality of care. PMID: 32643359 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This study used anesthesia records from the Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center to examine airway conditions and complications in patients who had undergone 1 or more additional surgeries following an esophagectomy.
Authors: Yamanaka H, Tsukamoto M, Hitosugi T, Yokoyama T Abstract Airway management for patients with craniofacial disorders poses many challenges. Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face (CILF) is an extremely rare disorder in which mature lipocytes invade adjacent tissues in the head and neck. The manifestations are typically unilateral, often with associated hypertrophy of both the hard and soft tissues of the face. This is a case report regarding the anesthetic management for a 5-year-old intellectually disabled female with CILF involving the right side of her face who underwent a successful intubated g...
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical CareAuthor(s): Umair Ansari, Cyprian Mendonca, Ratidzo Danha, Richard Robley, Tim Davies
Conclusions: Transorally insert a cuffed endotracheal tube into the intratracheal limb of MTT could be considered as a safe and feasible approach for airway management. PMID: 32600022 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Study Objective Video laryngoscopy has primarily been developed to assist in difficult airways. Using video laryngoscopy in pediatric airway management is an up-and-coming topic. The aim of the presented study was to compare the intubation conditions obtained when using the C-MAC video laryngoscope with Miller blades sizes 0 and 1 for standard direct laryngoscopy and indirect laryngoscopy in children weighing less than 10 kg. Design This was a prospective study. Setting The study was performed in a university hospital. Patients Following ethical approval, 86 infants weighing less than 10 kg and undergoing surger...
Awake craniotomy requires specific sedation procedure in an awake patient who should be able to cooperate during the intraoperative neurological assessment. Currently, limited number of literatures on the appl...
Conditions: Airway Management; COVID19 Intervention: Procedure: airway management during sedation or general anesthesia Sponsors: Boston Children’s Hospital; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Children's Hospital Colorado; Istituto Giannina Gaslini; The Hospital for Sick Children; Perth Children's Hospital of Western Austrailia; Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Recruiting
PMID: 32588271 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]