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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 125-127

Awake nasal intubation using a videolaryngoscope: A safe airway management strategy in the presence of restricted cervical spine mobility


Department of Anaesthesia, General Hospital of Athens ‘G. Gennimatas’, Athens, Greece

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Dr. Eleftheria Saoulidou
Kolokotroni 24, Chalandri Athens 15233
Greece
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/arwy.arwy_31_21

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We present a case of extremely difficult airway management in a 56-year-old patient presenting for an elective repair of a recurrent inguinal hernia. He was a diagnosed case of severe ankylosing spondylitis resulting in limited cervical spine mobility and restricted mouth opening. Airway management was achieved with awake nasal intubation and the procedure was completed uneventfully.


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