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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 440

Airway Management in Fixed Flexion Deformity using an Alternative Method of ILMA Insertion


1 Senior Resident, Department of Anaesthesia, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
3 P.G. Student, Department of Anaesthesia, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay Agrawal
Department of Anaesthesia, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun
India
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Fixed flexion deformity is a sequel of burns and their release under anaesthesia pose difficulty during intubation. Various modalities are used for airway management in such cases. Here we present the successful airway manage­ment in a patient with post burn contracture who was managed with use of intubating laryngeal mask airway (ILMA) introduced in reverse direction with 180 0 rotation for insertion.


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