Successful Tracheal Intubation Using Rigid Video-Stylet in a Ptiaent with Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica

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Successful Tracheal Intubation Using Rigid Video-Stylet in a Ptiaent with Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica
Authors
Eun Ah ChoKeulame SongTae Young LimKyoung Ho RyuHyun Soo Kim
Issue Date
2017
Citation
Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.36(1) : 46-51, 2017
Abstract
Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica (TO) is a rare dysplastic disease of the trachea characterized by cartilaginous or bony nodules in the tracheobronchial lumen. Rigid video-stylet is an intubating device that provides favorable conditions even in the difficult cases. In this report, we describe a successful airway management using the rigid video-stylet in a 62-year-old man with unanticipated difficult intubation later diagnosed for TO. He was planned for elective percutaneous nephrolithotomy under general anesthesia. He was healthy without any airway symptoms. With the rigid video-stylet, we not only performed successful tracheal intubation but also examined endotracheal lumen simultaneously. Using the rigid video-stylet, we noticed multiple whitish projecting nodules in the trachea, which were the typical findings for TO.
Keywords
Airway managementDifficult intubationRigid video-styletTracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica Introduction
URI
http://kumel.medlib.dsmc.or.kr/handle/2015.oak/15734
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2. Keimyung Medical Journal (계명의대 학술지) > 2017
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