José Juan Arcas-Bellas

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the use of the I-gel airway with orotracheal intubation (OTI) for bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (BLVR) coil treatment in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with heterogeneous emphysema, since it has been proved that supraglottic airways have lower incidence of postoperative respiratory(More)
Interscalene brachial plexus block has been widely used for upper limb surgery. Different neurological complications related to this technique have been published. We report a case of quadriparesis of delayed onset, without loss of consciousness or cardiopulmonary compromise after an interscalene block and general anesthesia in a seated position.(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the viability of performing fiberoptic-guided orotracheal intubation through the i-gel airway device previously inserted in spontaneously breathing patients with predicted difficult airway to achieve a patent airway. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Operating room in a tertiary care hospital. PATIENTS(More)
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