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International Journal of Medical Anesthesiology

2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
Successful fiberoptic intubation of difficult airway in an acid burn patient using 2% lignocaine spray as you go method and conscious sedation with dexmedetomidine: A case report


Author(s): Mehta Sumedha, Despande P Jyoti, Jain R Lisha and Dr. Sumedha Mehta

Abstract: Management of difficult airways is widely recognized as one of the important tasks of an anesthesiologist. One of the commonly encountered difficult airway is of post- burns contractures leading to restriction of mouth opening and neck movements. Proper planning and skillful execution to secure airway is of utmost importance as failure may lead to cannot ventilate and cannot intubate situation. We present a case of successful fiberoptic oral intubation in 88yr old blind, hypertensive female patient with post acid burn contractures with difficult airway and narrow nasal passages using spray as you go technique and balanced conscious sedation.

DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2021.v4.i2b.243

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How to cite this article:
Mehta Sumedha, Despande P Jyoti, Jain R Lisha, Dr. Sumedha Mehta. Successful fiberoptic intubation of difficult airway in an acid burn patient using 2% lignocaine spray as you go method and conscious sedation with dexmedetomidine: A case report. Int J Med Anesthesiology 2021;4(2):121-123. DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2021.v4.i2b.243
International Journal of Medical Anesthesiology