Use of Video Laryngoscopy in a Patient with Huge Thyroid Mass: A Case Report
Video laryngoscopy has opened its way into airway management and continues to play a larger role in managing patients with difficult airway. Anesthesiologists use video laryngoscopy more often every day and therefore accept the risks of more challenging and difficult airway situations with more confidence.
In the mentioned case below, a 45-year-old female with a large thyroid mass is presented to an academic based hospital, for elective thyroidectomy. The patient was intubated using a video laryngoscopy technique and the airway was secured.
Video laryngoscopy helps secure difficult airways and could be chosen as first line option in such situations.
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