Endoscopic airway management of acute upper airway obstruction

  title={Endoscopic airway management of acute upper airway obstruction},
  author={Natasha Choudhury and Vincent Perkins and Islam Amer and R. Bhagrath and Khalid Ghufoor},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
The conventional treatment for patients with acute upper airway obstruction is tracheostomy, which is a safe, definitive procedure in most hands. Alternatively, a debulking procedure can be considered but this requires both surgical and anaesthetic skill and expertise. However, where possible, it provides a good alternative with the advantages of removing… CONTINUE READING