Anesthetic Management of Total Traumatic Avulsion of Mandible

M Doroudian


A healthy 34 year old man was referred to the operating room for the repair of his totally avulsed lower jaw. He did not tolerate the supine position and always maintained a sitting position to keep his airway open. The patient was successfully managed with a special anesthetic technique to overcome his airway problem and to intubate him.
Keywords: Airway Obstruction, Mandibular Avulsion, Difficult Airway, Difficult Intubation

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