A shared operative field and the dispute – Is there a way out?

M. Irfan Suleman, Anita N. Akbarali, M. Saif Siddiqui, William F. Alfonso

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

Submental intubation is an alternative to tracheostomy in patients requiring surgical access to both oral and nasal cavities. It is relatively safe, simple, and low morbidity procedure and requires only basic surgical equipment to perform. We successfully performed a submental intubation in a young patient with maxillofacial hypoplasia undergoing Le Fort I maxillary advancement without any intra- and post-operative complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalMiddle East Journal of Anesthesiology
Volume23
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2015

Keywords

  • Airway
  • Facial trauma
  • Maxillofacial procedure
  • Submental intubation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A shared operative field and the dispute – Is there a way out?'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Suleman, M. I., Akbarali, A. N., Saif Siddiqui, M., & Alfonso, W. F. (2015). A shared operative field and the dispute – Is there a way out? Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology, 23(2), 257-259.