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A successful management of difficult airway in a neonate with vallecular cyst.
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PMID:  23231680     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Vallecular cysts are rare but cause respiratory failure in neonates and infants by obstructing the upper airway. They may also cause problems with direct laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation, and there have been several reports of difficult airway management because of a vallecular cyst in infants (1, 2). We describe successful tracheal intubation with the Pentax-AWS Airway Scope(TM) (AWS; HOYA, Tokyo, Japan) in a neonate with a giant vallecular cyst. ©2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica ©2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Akihito Tampo; Akihiro Suzuki; Keiya Takahashi; Sumiko Sako; Takayuki Kunisawa; Hiroshi Iwasaki
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Type:  LETTER     Date:  2012-12-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1651-2227     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-12-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica ©2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan.
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