Benefits of recording images during video laryngoscopy for early detection of oropharyngeal and laryngeal lesions: implications for “inattentional blindness”

  • André A. J. Van Zundert
  • Kerstin H. Wyssusek
  • Keith B. Greenland
Images in Anesthesia


Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

Financial support

Support was provided solely from institutional and/or departmental sources.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • André A. J. Van Zundert
    • 1
  • Kerstin H. Wyssusek
    • 1
  • Keith B. Greenland
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia & Perioperative MedicineRoyal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital & The University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Anaesthesia & Pain ManagementWesley HospitalBrisbaneAustralia

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