A SHARED OPERATIVE FIELD AND THE DISPUTE--IS THERE A WAY OUT?

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PubMed URL: 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26442405
Author: 
Alfonso WF
Author List: 
Suleman MI
AkbarAli AN
Siddiqui MS
Alfonso WF
Journal: 
Middle East J Anaesthesiol
PubMed ID: 
26442405
Pagination: 
257-9
Volume: 
23
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 
Submental intubation is an alternative to tracheostomy in patients requiring surgical access to both oral and nasal cavities. It is relatively safe, simple, and low morbidity procedure and requires only basic surgical equipment to perform. We successfully performed a submental intubation in a young patient with maxillofacial hypoplasia undergoing Le Fort I maxillary advancement without any intra- and post-operative complications.
Published Date: 
June, 2015

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