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Flexible Endoscopy-Assisted Tracheal Intubation: Fortieth Anniversary of the First Published Description

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD1

 

1Associate 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.

 

Key Words  

Tracheal intubation: flexible fiberoptic endoscope.

Notable names in anesthesia: Peter Murphy.  

 

Published: December 6, 2006.

 


 

The correct citation of this historical note is:

Zadrobilek E. Flexible endoscopy-assisted tracheal intubation: fortieth anniversary of the first published description. Internet Journal of Airway Management 4, 2006-2007.

Available from URL: http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume04/historicalnote01/default.htm

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Last updated: June 6, 2007.

 


 

Summary

Introduction

Description of the Technique Performed by Peter Murphy

Early Experiences by Others and Technical Improvements

References


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