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Difficult Tracheal Intubation: Use of the Wire-Guided Bronchial Blocker for One-Lung Ventilation

 

 

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.

 

Address correspondence and comments to Ernst Zadrobilek.

 

Received from the Anesthesia Service, Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna, Austria.

 

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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.

 

Key Words

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:

Teiner-Smekal C, Lackner-Ausserhofer H, Zadrobilek E. Difficult tracheal intubation: use of the wire-guided bronchial blocker for one-lung ventilation. Internet Journal of Airway Management 3, 2004-2005.
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Last updated: November 28, 2005.


 

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