Airway management in newborn with Klippel-Feil syndrome.

@article{Altay2016AirwayMI,
  title={Airway management in newborn with Klippel-Feil syndrome.},
  author={Nuray Altay and Hasan H{\"u}sn{\"u} Y{\"u}ce and Harun Aydoğan and Mustafa Erman D{\"o}rterler},
  journal={Brazilian journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={
          551-3
        }
}
Klippel-Feil syndrome (KFS) has a classical triad that includes short neck, low hair line and restriction in neck motion and is among one of the congenital causes of difficult airway. Herein, we present a 26-day, 3300g newborn with KFS who was planned to be operated for correction of an intestinal obstruction. She had features of severe KFS. Anesthesia was induced by inhalation of sevoflurane 2-3% in percentage 100 oxygen. Sevoflurane inhalation was stopped after 2min. Her Cornmack Lehane score… CONTINUE READING

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