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Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 172–173 | Cite as

Airtraq laryngoscope has an advantage over Macintosh laryngoscope for nasotracheal intubation by novice laryngoscopists

  • Yoshihiro Hirabayashi
  • Norimasa Seo
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Tracheal Intubation Airway Management Tracheal Tube Nasotracheal Intubation Macintosh Laryngoscope 
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© Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshihiro Hirabayashi
    • 1
  • Norimasa Seo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineJichi Medical UniversityTochigiJapan

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