Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 26–29 | Cite as

Microsurgery of the larynx—Anaesthetic management

  • N. Saxena
  • G. R. Gode


Micro-surgery of the larynx, presents some special anaesthetic problems. Various techniques of anaesthesia, reported in the literature are discussed. The technique of anaesthesia with a smaller endotracheal tube for I.P.P.R. is described in relation to a series of 100 patients managed at AIIMS Hospital. Blood gas studies in 12 patients showed variations which are within normal limits. The anaesthetic technique was satisfactory, the only complication observed, was laryngeal spasm of varying degree in some of the patients during the immediate post-anaesthetic period.


Vocal Cord Anaesthetic Technique Thiopentone Sodium Vocal Nodule Laryngeal Spasm 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Saxena
    • 1
  • G. R. Gode
    • 1
  1. 1.Deptt, of AnaesthesiologyAIIMSNew Delhi

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