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Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 490–491 | Cite as

Tracheostomy for a patient of sleep apnea syndrome in an emergency situation

  • Hiroaki Yamashiro
  • Kazuhiro Hirano
  • Shinji Waki
  • Sanehiro Ishigaki
Clinical Reports
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Key words

airway obstruction intubation difficulty tonsils tracheostomy sleep apnea syndrome 

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Copyright information

© Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroaki Yamashiro
    • 3
  • Kazuhiro Hirano
    • 3
  • Shinji Waki
    • 1
  • Sanehiro Ishigaki
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryHamamatsu Medical CenterHamamatsuJapan
  2. 2.Ishigaki Thyroid ClinicHamamatsuJapan
  3. 3.Department of AnesthesiaHamamatsu Medical CenterTomitsuka, HamamatsuJapan

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