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Anaesthetic Complications

  • Anjali Kochhar
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Abstract

Incidence of difficult airway is significantly higher in patients having airway tumours compared to general population. History of previous radiotherapy or surgery increases the level of difficulty. Detailed history, clinical examination, nasal endoscopy and radiological investigations like CT and MRI are useful tools to assess the airway and plan airway management. Management largely depends on the site and size of the tumour.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anjali Kochhar
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  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiologyHamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Jamia HamdardNew DelhiIndia

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