Kathy Abode

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INTRODUCTION Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are a group of lysosomal storage disorders characterized by tissue deposition of glycosaminoglycans (GAG). Their musculoskeletal abnormalities and the GAG storage in the airway result in increased risk for patients undergoing anesthesia. This study evaluates a multi-disciplinary airway management approach and reports(More)
BACKGROUND Flexible airway endoscopy (FAE) is an accepted and frequently performed procedure in the evaluation of children with known or suspected airway and lung parenchymal disorders. However, published technical standards on how to perform FAE in children are lacking. METHODS The American Thoracic Society (ATS) approved the formation of a(More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital airway obstruction is of varied etiology and uncommonly encountered. Prenatal care and imaging have enhanced detection of these abnormalities and allow for multi-disciplinary care planning for airway management at delivery. Despite the availability and advances in prenatal imaging, unanticipated airway obstruction may not be(More)
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