L'intubation difficile chez l'enfant: Mythe ou réalité?

Translated title of the contribution: Difficult tracheal intubation in paediatric: Myth or reality?

S. Frénéa, M. Richard, J. F. Payen

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Abstract

Difficult tracheal intubation is a rare event according to the airway feature in child. This situation is mostly predictable, occurring in identified malformations and in specific diseases. Pre-operative clinical evaluation must detect facial abnormalities (lip or palate cleft, microtia, facial asymmetry...), micro or retrognathia, limited mouth opening, reduced distance between thyroid cartilage and chin, macroglossia and external ear malformations. According to this clinical evaluation, a strategy for managing difficult tracheal intubation is planned.

Translated title of the contributionDifficult tracheal intubation in paediatric: Myth or reality?
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)653-658
Number of pages6
JournalAnnales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation
Volume22
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2003

Keywords

  • Anaesthesia
  • Difficult tracheal intubation
  • Paediatric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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