Reiner Daum

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A patient with Klippel-Feil syndrome who underwent abdominal surgery is presented and the anomaly reviewed. The anatomical abnormality and potentially unstable neck provide a potentially difficult tracheal intubation which was undertaken using an awake fibreoptic technique. The role of the fiberscope and the advantage of pre-operative assessment of the(More)
We report our experience of using the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) over a period of 18 months in 217 patients undergoing a variety of otorhinolaryngological operations. Advantages over conventional intubation for both patient and surgeon are suggested in both safety, speed and economy. An inadequate airway, necessitating replacement of the LMA, only occurred(More)
Oral slow release morphine 30 mg and temazepam 30 mg given as premedication 2 hours before operation were compared in 62 patients who underwent extraction of four third molar teeth in a randomised double-blind trial. There was no significant difference in pre-operative sedation; the majority were mildly or moderately sedated. Patients in the morphine group(More)
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