Two cases in which the effectiveness of “laryngospasm notch” pressure against laryngospasm was confirmed by imaging examinations


We report two cases in which development of laryngospasm and release of the spasm immediately after applying pressure in the “laryngospasm notch” was confirmed by ultrasonographic and fiberoptic examinations. A bronchoscopy was planned under propofol sedation using a laryngeal mask airway for a 61-year-old man after subtotal esophagotomy. When a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00540-013-1592-x


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