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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 76-78

Flexible intubation videoscope-guided replacement of tracheostomy tube in a carcinoma larynx patient with extensive subglottic involvement


1 Department of Anesthesiology, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

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Deepak Singla
Department of Anesthesiology, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/kaj.kaj_19_18

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Subglottic narrowing or alteration can cause difficulty in tracheostomy. Although no specific technique has been mentioned in the literature, various procedures have been advocated to increase accuracy and to minimize complications. Here, we describe a case where flexible intubation videoscope was used for successful location of tracheal lumen and insertion of the tracheostomy tube.


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