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Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2018 Jun 12;25:106-108. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2018.06.005. eCollection 2018 Aug.

Prolonged intubation after robotic-assisted hysterectomy for endometrial cancer: Case reports.

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1
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Abstract

•Experienced prolonged intubation after robotic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer•Risk triad: Trendelenburg position, high pneumo-pressure, and excess hydration•Recognition of the risk triad is key to avoiding airway complications in robotic surgery.•Introduction of a 5-step method to prevent airway complications in robotic surgery.

KEYWORDS:

Complication; Endometrial cancer; Minimally invasive surgery; Prolonged intubation; Robotic surgery

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