Assessment of the lingual tonsil and vallecula during fiberoptic intubation

Adachi, Yushi U.; Satomoto, Maiko; Higuchi, Hideyuki; Watanabe, Kazuhiko; Uchihashi, Yoshitaka; Satoh, Tetsuo
November 2002
Journal of Anesthesia;2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p345
Academic Journal
Deals with a study which assessed lingual tonsil and vallecula during fiberoptic intubation. Risk of hypertrophied lingual tonsil during the induction of anesthesia; Observations on the characteristics of fiber damage; Identification of patients' response to retrospective screening.


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