Transglottic high frequency jet ventilation for management of laryngeal fracture associated with air bag deployment injury

Jeff E. Mandel, Gregory E. Weller, Sri Kirin Chennupati, Natasha Mirza

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Abstract

Blunt laryngeal trauma is an uncommon injury associated with high prehospital mortality. Conventional airway management consists of awake tracheostomy. A case of laryngeal trauma associated with air bag deployment managed with tubeless suspension laryngoscopy with high frequency transglottic jet ventilation is presented. The advantages of this technique in the management of patients who are not good candidates for awake tracheostomy are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-371
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Volume20
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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