Difficult Airway in a Patient of Carcinoma Tongue for Emergency Laprotomy in a Rural Hospital: Flexible Fibreoptic Bronchoscopic IntubationJournal: Walawalkar International Medical Journal (Vol.5, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2018-05-01
Authors : Ketki Pathak; Vaishali Bapat;
Page : 51-54
Keywords : Difficult airway; Emergency laprotomy; Flexible fibreoptic intubation.;
Oral cancer and its treatment radiation induces a variety of changes in the airway that can potentially lead to difficult intubation. The primary intention of this article is to stress the importance of the airway problems and risk of regurgitation to be anticipated in oral cancer patients who presentwith acute abdomen for emergency laprotomy.
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