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
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.
This video shows a close-up look of two phases of laryngospasm. The patient presents with a nasal laryngeal mass and will undergo contra lateral side nasal tracheal intubation using a flexible intubation scope and a video laryngoscope to create an image space in the pharynx
Demonstration of the new UEscope video laryngoscope. The video shows a routine laryngoscopy recording using the UEscope.
A large male who suffered cardiac arrest was intubated at home. His tracheal tube could not be advanced and was found to be herniated about the vocal cords. The tracheal tube was replaced with a Glideright tube in the operating room using an Airway Exchange Catheter.