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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 373-375

Video laryngoscope as an assist tool in lateral position laryngoscopy


1 Department of Anaesthesia, GGS Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India
2 Department of Surgery, GGS Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab, India

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Haramritpal Kaur
Department of Anaesthesia, GGS Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot, Punjab
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0259-1162.177183

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Difficult airway is one of the most challenging situations invariably encountered in modern anesthesia practice and requires a high level of skill. This case report highlights the use of video laryngoscopy as an assist device for lateral position intubation in a patient with a large lumbar mass who was unable to lie supine. This case emphasis the significance of careful approach to planning and preparation in the management of airway in such a case.


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