Fiberoptic Assisted Submental EndoTracheal Intubation-A Good and Safe Alternative to Tracheostomy

@inproceedings{Raut2011FiberopticAS,
  title={Fiberoptic Assisted Submental EndoTracheal Intubation-A Good and Safe Alternative to Tracheostomy},
  author={Pradeep P Raut and Lata Sawant},
  year={2011}
}
In maxillofacial trauma patients, need for nasal exploration and nasal packing or fractured base of skull and Intermaxillary fixation precludes both nasal and oral endotracheal intubation. In these cases, submental route of endotracheal intubation is simple and safe alternative to tracheostomy and its consequent morbidity. We present a case of multiple… CONTINUE READING