This article reviews airway management principles and techniques related to thyroid surgery. This patient population requires a unique preoperative evaluation. Multiple techniques for airway management exist and are utilized on a case-by-case basis. Highlighted in this article are also the special circumstances in thyroid surgery patients in which a difficult airway can present. Adequate preparation for difficult situations is crucial in the management of thyroid surgery patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Jun 2020|
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