Christine Teiner-Smekal, MD,1 Hildegard Lackner-Ausserhofer, MD,1 and Ernst Zadrobilek, MD2
1Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Anesthesia Service, Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna, Austria.
2Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chairman of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management and Director of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
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Anesthesia Service, Otto Wagner
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Supported solely by institutional sources. The authors have no financial relationship with the manufacturer or any of the distributers of the bronchial blocker system used in this case report.
Difficult airway management: flexible bronchoscopy-assisted tracheal intubation.
One-lung ventilation: wire-guided bronchial blockers.
Published: August 28, 2005.
The correct citation of this case report for reference is:
Lackner-Ausserhofer H, Zadrobilek E. Difficult tracheal intubation: use of
the wire-guided bronchial blocker for one-lung ventilation. Internet Journal of Airway Management
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