Intubation by Fibroscopy in Morbidly Obese Patients

  • M. Croci
  • P. Pelosi
  • A. Pedoto
  • G. Ferrari
  • C. Fochi
  • L. Tarenzi


Visualization of the vocal cords by direct laryngoscopic view during general anaesthesia and muscles paralysis probably is the most popular technique to perform orotracheal or nasotracheal intubation, at least in Italy. However, this manoeuvre shows a variable incidence of difficulty and failure in the general surgical population.


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Orotracheal Intubation Muscle Paralysis Morbidly Obese Patient Nasotracheal Intubation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Croci
  • P. Pelosi
  • A. Pedoto
  • G. Ferrari
  • C. Fochi
  • L. Tarenzi

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