A novel technique using the gum elastic bougie and video laryngoscope for intubation in an unanticipated difficult airway.

Abstract

To the Editor: A 64 year old woman with a right temporoparietooccipital lesion presented for frameless stereotactic brain biopsy. After an uneventful induction, the patient's bed was turned 90 degrees. The patient's pulse oximeter began to show an erratic pattern and oxygen saturation (SpO2) decreased from 100% to 82% 85%. Palpated radial pulse correlated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2012.03.011

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