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Year : 2017 | Month : September | Volume : 11 | Issue : 9 | Page : UD07 - UD08

Anaesthetic Management in Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

Rajendra D Patel, Nisha Gowani, Manali Nadkarni, Sameer Rege, Priti Devalkar

1. Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. 2. Junior Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. 3. Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. 4. Associate Professor, Department of General Surgery, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. 5. Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Nisha Gowani,
Flat No 12, 2nd Floor, Aga Ali Manor, Aga Hall, Mazgaon, Mumbai-400010, Maharashtra, India.
E-mail: nishaseventeen@gmail.com

Abstract

Young females undergoing thyroid surgery are apprehensive about the surgical scar. This leads to the introduction of Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy (TOET). TOET is gaining popularity for its minimally invasive and cosmetically sound approach to perform thyroidectomies in young patients. The surgical site being the mouth orifice poses a challenge to the anaesthesiologist to secure a definitive airway. The case report is that of a young female undergoing TOET for whom we have successfully performed nasal intubation with a North Pole ivory Endotracheal Tube (ET).

Keywords

Anaesthesia, Nasal intubation, Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery

How to cite this article :

Rajendra D Patel, Nisha Gowani, Manali Nadkarni, Sameer Rege, Priti Devalkar. ANAESTHETIC MANAGEMENT IN TRANSORAL ENDOSCOPIC THYROIDECTOMY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 September [cited: 2018 Jan 23 ]; 11:UD07-UD08. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=September&volume=11&issue=9&page=UD07-UD08&id=10618

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/27889.10618

Date of Submission: Apr 18, 2017
Date of Peer Review: May 15, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Jul 09, 2017
Date of Publishing: Sep 01, 2017

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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