Airway Management with the Esophageal Pharyngeal Airway

  • James O. Elam
  • Phebe Lim-Tan
  • Mohamad Shafieha
  • Marjorie Robert
Conference paper


This preliminary communication will describe fabrication of an esophageal-pharyngeal airway (EPA), compare it with the esophageal obturator airway (EOA), and present clinical experience in 83 anesthetized surgical patients.


Tracheal Intubation Soft Palate Airway Management Pressure Relief Valve Esophageal Balloon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James O. Elam
  • Phebe Lim-Tan
  • Mohamad Shafieha
  • Marjorie Robert

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