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The use of GlideScope for biopsies of the tongue base.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23217214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Objective: To report a case where GlideScope® is used for the biopsy of the tongue base. Background: GlideScopes are used by anaesthetists for difficult intubations. Case report: This paper reports a case where a GlideScope was used for biopsy of the tongue base. A review of the literature indicated that this was the first time a GlideScope had been utilised for this purpose. Conclusion: It is suggested that this is a safe and ideal technique for biopsy of the tongue base, and GlideScopes could be used more frequently for this purpose in the future.
Authors:
P K Shenoy; M Aldea
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of ENT, Campbellton Regional Hospital, Canada.
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