Use of Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope for Naso-Tracheal Intubation in Anaesthetized Patients

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Acta Medica International,2014,1,1,41-42.
Published:January 2014
Type:Case Report

Use of Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope for Naso-Tracheal Intubation in Anaesthetized Patients

Sunny Malik1, Shahin N Jamil2, Shraddha Malik3, Rohit Varshney4

1Senior Resident, Department of Anaesthesia, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Hospital, New Delhi, U.P., India,

2Reader, Department of Anaesthesia, J.N. Medical College, A.M.U., Aligarh, India,

3Senior Resident, Department of Anaesthesia, ESI Hospital, New Delhi, India,

4Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College & Research Centre, Moradabad, U.P., India

Abstract:

Reported is a case of successful Nasotracheal intubation using Airtraq optical laryngoscope in a patient of fracture zygomatic arch with cervical spine injury. The patient had predicted difficult direct laryngoscopy with restricted mouth opening.