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Vol. 64. Issue 7.
Pages 415-418 (August - September 2017)
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Vol. 64. Issue 7.
Pages 415-418 (August - September 2017)
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DOI: 10.1016/j.redare.2017.05.007
Use of the TotalTrack VLM for emergent endotracheal intubation in predicted difficult airway with obstruction by expanding space-occupying lesions and reduced interincisor opening
Uso del TotalTrack VLM para intubación endotraqueal urgente en vía aérea difícil prevista con obstrucción por lesiones ocupantes de espacio y distancia interdental reducida
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B. Izquierdo-Gonzáleza,b, M.Á. Gómez-Ríosa,b,
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, E. Freire-Vilaa,b
a Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain
b Anesthesiology and Pain Management Research Group, Institute for Biomedical Research of A Coruña (INIBIC), A Coruña, Spain
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Acute cervical pathology may lead to serious airway compromise resulting from anatomical distortion secondary to obstruction or deviation of the upper airway, scenarios where any airway device can be fallible. Passage of a fibreoptic bronchoscopy to expose the glottis may be very difficult and tracheostomy may be impractical or risky in advanced cases. We present the use of the TotalTrack VLM to secure the airway for emergent surgery in 2 uncooperative patients with difficult airway due to Ludwig's angina and neck haematoma, respectively, both accompanied by trismus.

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Difficult airway
TotalTrack VLM
Ludwig's angina
Neck haematoma
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La afección cervical aguda puede determinar un serio compromiso de la vía aérea como consecuencia de la distorsión anatómica secundaria a la obstrucción o desviación de la vía aérea superior, escenarios en los que cualquier dispositivo puede fracasar. El paso de un fibrobroncoscopio para exponer la glotis puede ser muy difícil, y la traqueotomía puede ser imposible o arriesgada en casos avanzados. Presentamos el uso del TotalTrack VLM en cirugía urgente para asegurar la vía aérea en 2 pacientes no cooperadores con vía aérea difícil debido a una angina de Ludwig y a un hematoma cervical, respectivamente, ambos acompañados de trismus.

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Vía aérea difícil
TotalTrack VLM
Angina de Ludwig
Hematoma cervical

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