Decannulation rates were significantly lower in the PMV group than in the upper airway obstruction
Second, the Double Barrel Technique and Modified Double Barrel Technique have both allowed safe emergence from anesthesia for patients predisposed to upper airway obstruction
. The nasal trumpets described herein have been used safely in our institution for over three years without any patient having complications or desaturations.
Upper airway obstruction
secondary to warfarin-induced sublingual hematoma.
Acute upper airway obstruction
from acquired angioedema.
The predominant medical cause for admission was upper airway obstruction
He said: "The possibility of upper airway obstruction
can't be ruled out."
In the pulmonary function tests: FVC 93%, FEV1 90%, FEV1/FVC 95.2 and intrathoracic upper airway obstruction
was suspected due to flattening of the expiratory limb of flowvolume loops (Figure 2).
(1.) Acres J, Kryger MH Clinical significance of pulmonary function tests: upper airway obstruction
"Although the circumstances of Katya's death very strongly indicate the cause was accidental upper airway obstruction
, it is not possible to provide an exact cause of death from the post mortem," he said.
We present a case of acute upper airway obstruction
secondary to angio-oedema.
One patient required an emergency tracheostomy and one had an almost complete upper airway obstruction
A test in which increased PEFR may indicate a mechanical problem, such as upper airway obstruction
or obstructive disease.