Are cardiac surgical patients at increased risk of difficult intubation?

@inproceedings{Borde2017AreCS,
  title={Are cardiac surgical patients at increased risk of difficult intubation?},
  author={Deepak Prakash Borde and Savani Sameer Futane and Vijay Daunde and Sujata Rahul Zine and Nayana Joshi and Sumit Jaiswal and Sadhana Chinchole and Prasannakumar Kulkarni and Amit Hiwarkar and Priti Bhagyawant and Dilip Deshmukh and Manisha Takalkar},
  booktitle={Indian journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Safe airway management is the cornerstone of contemporary anaesthesia practice, and difficult intubation (DI) remains a major cause of anaesthetic morbidity and mortality. The surgical category, particularly cardiac surgery as a risk factor for DI has not been studied extensively. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis whether… CONTINUE READING