Unsuspected concentric tracheal rings in a 14-year-old with scoliosis

Y. Li, H. J. Khambatta, J. G. Stone, B. Mets

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Abstract

A 14-yr-old boy was first found to have tracheal stenosis when anaesthesia was induced for extensive scoliosis surgery in the prone position. There are no guidelines for airway management under these conditions. We describe how we managed the problem and suggest some useful modifications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)732-734
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Anaesthesia
Volume88
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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