Bronchoscope-guided intubation through a Laryngeal Mask Airway Supreme in a patient with a difficult-to-manage airway
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- Carron, M., Freo, U. & Ori, C. J Anesth (2009) 23: 613. doi:10.1007/s00540-009-0819-3
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We report a case of an obese patient who presented with laryngeal edema and difficult ventilation after failed attempts to intubate. A Laryngeal Mask Airway Supreme (LMA Supreme) reestablished the ventilation and allowed bronchoscope- guided intubation of the trachea. The case suggests that the LMA Supreme may be useful in patients with a difficult airway.