Conversion of orotracheal to nasotracheal intubation using a fiberoptic bronchoscope in a patient with intraoral hematoma

Lee, Hye Jin; Nam, Sang Beom; Han, Dong Woo; Chang, Chul Ho
April 2013
Korean Journal of Anesthesiology;Apr2013, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p384
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor discussing the case study of a 29 year old man suffering from intraoral hematoma and was treated by using fiberoptic bronchoscope (FOB) method for changing the orotracheal intubation to nasotracheal intubation for surgery is presented.


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