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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 545-548

Laryngeal Mask Airway Protector™ for intubation and extubation in thyroid surgeries: A case report


1 Department of Anesthesia, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
2 Department of Medicine, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Leng Zoo Tan
Department of Anesthesia, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90 Yishun Central
Singapore
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ija.IJA_43_18

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The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) Protector™ has recently made its way into clinical practice. As little is reported on this novel supraglottic airway device, we describe our experiences through intubation and Bailey manoeuvre using the LMA Protector™, and the assessment of vocal cord mobility using a flexible bronchoscope through it in three patients undergoing hemithyroidectomies.


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