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Verification and Documentation of Bilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Damage and Immediate Tracheal Reintubation Using the GlideScope Video Laryngoscope

 

 

Stefan Fazekas, MD,1 Klaus Krasser, MD,2 and Ernst Zadrobilek, MD3  

 

1Resident in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Danube Hospital, Vienna, Austria.

2Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

3Associate 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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Received from the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

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Supported solely by institutional sources. The authors have no financial relationship with the manufacturers or any of the distributers of the airway management devices used in this case report.

 

Key Words

Thyroid surgery: recurrent laryngeal nerve damage.

 

Published: April 30, 2007.

 


 

The correct citation of this case report for reference is:

Fazekas S, Krasser K, Zadrobilek E. Verification and documentation of bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve damage and immediate tracheal reintubation using the GlideScope Video Laryngoscope. Internet Journal of Airway Management 4, 2006-2007.
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Last updated: April 30, 2007.


 

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