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A difficult intubation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1224939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper describes a case of a difficult intubation in a neonate with the Pierre-Robin syndrome. Direct laryngoscopy was impracticable due to the atypical anatomy of the oropharyngeal cavity. The importance of adequate pre-anesthetic examination is stressed. Deep anesthesia during spontaneous respiration can facilitate endotracheal intubation in such cases.
Y H Khouw; J W Kleine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta anaesthesiologica Belgica     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0001-5164     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Anaesthesiol Belg     Publication Date:  1975 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-07-06     Completed Date:  1976-07-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421022     Medline TA:  Acta Anaesthesiol Belg     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  78-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Epiglottis / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn
Intubation, Intratracheal*
Pierre Robin Syndrome / complications
Trachea / abnormalities*

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