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A quickie look at LTH from AOD

Ovassapian, Klock, Randel, Klafta et all showed in 2002 that lingual tonsil hyperplasia (LTH) probably accounts for more UNANTICIPATED failures with direct laryngoscopy (DL). In this case LTH is seen with a video laryngoscope (VL) and there is no problem. It is unknown if DL would have been problematic in this patient

Uploaded by Airway on Demand, July 2016
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PEAE to Rule Out the Need for Awake Intubation

An elderly man who was hit by a car presents with an incidental finding on CT which concerns the otolaryngology staff enough to advise awake intubation for the his long bone repair. Though the anesthesia staff remains unconvinced, PEAE reassured all parties that airway managment after anesthetic induction is safe.

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