upper airway obstruction

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n. obstrucción en el conducto aéreo superior.
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Case report of Pierre Robin sequence with severe upper airway obstruction which was rescued by fiberoptic nasotracheal intubation.
Hence, this study was planned to assess the changes in pulmonary (lower airway) function after correction of nasal septal deviation (upper airway obstruction) by undergoing septoplasty.
Upper airway obstruction (n=9, 14.3 %) and the diagnoses were: congenital laryngotracheal malformation (n=4), acquired subglottic stenosis (n=3), Hunter syndrome with upper airway obstruction (n=1), and inhalation injury with upper airway obstruction (n=1).
They then started to suspect that his breathing problems were due to the overdose, and not an upper airway obstruction.
Upper Airway Obstruction, General Principles and Selected Conditions in the Dog and Cat.
Over the years, several techniques to prevent upper airway obstruction after surgery have been evaluated.
Hopper, "Bubble and pop sensation in the neck: potential upper airway obstruction from a non-traumatic mediastinal air leak," Emergency Medicine Australasia, vol.
Angina bullosa haemorrhagica presenting as acute upper airway obstruction. Br J Anaesth 2004;92:283-6.
These patients presented with persistent symptoms and therefore represent a population more likely to have upper airway obstruction. This group has a higher rate of adenoid revision compared to other studies in the literature which focus on revision rate alone.
Rahman, "Emergency thyroidectomy in a patient with severe upper airway obstruction caused by goiter: Case for regional anesthesia," Journal of the National Medical Association, vol.
Lin, "Upper airway obstruction due to spontaneous retropharyngeal hemorrhage," Resuscitation, vol.
Upper airway obstruction in neonates and infants with CHARGE syndrome.