Airway management for rigid bronchoscopy via a freshly performed tracheostomy in a child with Goldenhar syndrome.

@article{Ahmed2012AirwayMF,
  title={Airway management for rigid bronchoscopy via a freshly performed tracheostomy in a child with Goldenhar syndrome.},
  author={Zulfiqar Ahmed and Achir A Alalami and Michael J. Haupert and Sankar D Rajan and Nasser Durgham and Maria Markakis Zestos},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={234-7}
}
A case of tooth aspiration in a 6 year old boy with Goldenhar syndrome and known difficult intubation is presented. A fresh tracheostomy was performed after a failed fiberoptic intubation and dental aspiration. The patient was transferred to our tertiary-care children's hospital for emergency bronchoscopy through the fresh tracheostomy for removal of an aspirated tooth. Rigid bronchoscopy performed via a fresh tracheostomy presents several challenges. The major complications associated with… CONTINUE READING