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Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 52, Issue 7, pp 778–779 | Cite as

Parker Flex-Tip tube for fibreoptic nasotracheal intubation in a case of lingual tonsil hypertrophy

  • José Higueras
  • Xavier Onrubia
  • Amparo Sánchez de Merás
  • Maria Estruch
  • Manuel Barberá
Article

Keywords

Central Venous Catheterization Laryngeal Mask Airway Difficult Airway Orotracheal Intubation Macintosh Laryngoscope 
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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dr. Peset Universitary HospitalValenciaSpain

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