Laryngeal mask anesthesia in children: A case report

Brian Ross, Youri L. Vater, Greg Dembo, Clare Hunter, Kenneth Martay

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Abstract

The loryngeol mask airway has become one of the major tools of modern anesthesia airway management. Despite the fact that no time limit has been recommended regarding its safe use in spontaneously breathing children, or adults, there is still reluctance to use the laryngeal mask airway in operations of long duration. We report the case of an uneventful 5-hour long laryngeal mask anesthesia in a spontaneously breathing 11-year-old boy undergoing lower limb surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-286
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Volume71
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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