direct laryngoscopy


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di·rect lar·yn·gos·co·py

inspection of the larynx by means of either a hollow instrument or a fiberoptic cable.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

di·rect lar·yn·gos·co·py

(dĭr-ekt' lar'in-gos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the larynx by means of either a rigid, hollow instrument or a fiberoptic cable.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

direct laryngoscopy

Laryngoscopy with a laryngeal speculum or laryngoscope.
See also: laryngoscopy
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This may relate to the 'looking around the corner' effect achieved with a distal camera as opposed to the line of sight of direct laryngoscopy (9-13).
Direct laryngoscopy with the Macintosh blade with the use of Magill's forceps to direct Endotracheal Tube (ETT) into glottic opening, is time-consuming and may lead to trauma to surrounding structures and damage ETT cuff.
(6) LTGDCs can be distinguished from most other lesions on direct laryngoscopy by their typical appearance as a midline mass located immediately posterior to the foramen cecum.
Glidescope(R) video-laryngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy for endotracheal intubation: A systematic review and metaanalysis.
In the second case, a male patient presented to OT-CMH Rawalpindi for direct laryngoscopy biopsy for hoarseness of voice.
Initial attempts to place a nasogastric feeding tube were unsuccessful because of preferential passage into the diverticulum, necessitating placement under direct laryngoscopy in the ICU.
All these patients received tracheal intubation under direct laryngoscopy using a #3 Macintosh blade.
Stress response to tracheal intubation in patients undergoing coronary artery surgery: direct laryngoscopy versus an intubating laryngeal mask airway.
Conclusion: Intubation with ILMA produces less haemodynamic response as compared to direct laryngoscopy.
The tumor was completely excised under direct laryngoscopy with the use of a C[O.sub.2] laser, and preservation of the mucosal lining of the larynx was achieved.