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A A Case Rep. 2014 Jan 15;2(2):20-2. doi: 10.1097/ACC.0b013e3182a528aa.

Accidental tracheal extubation of a patient in the prone position.

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  • 1From the Department of Anesthesiology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, NY.

Abstract

While undergoing emergency C6-C7 corpectomy and anterior and posterior fusion, our prone patient in whom airway management had been difficult experienced unplanned tracheal extubation. Herein, we describe emergency airway management including reintubation and provide suggestions for airway management in the prone-positioned patient.

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