It is concluded from this study that there is no significant difference in frequency of laryngospasm
in awake versus deep extubation after intranasal surgery.
Inspiratory stridor with incomplete laryngospasm
or no air movement with complete obstruction should be followed by prompt manoeuvres to treat the laryngospasm
Furthermore uncuffed tubes may cause postoperative airway complication like hoarse cry, laryngospasm
as throat pack is often used with uncuffed ET tube.
: review of different prevention and treatment modalities.
has shown that using of preoperative corticosteroid decrease bronchoscopic complications such as laryngospasm
, desaturation and apnea in asthmatic children.
During recovery, laryngospasm
was observed in one case in each group.
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in paediatric practice Paediatric Anesthesia 18 (4) 279-280
These included hypoxia (defined as persistent oxygen saturation less than 93% on pulse oximetry) in 166, vomiting in 12, stridor in 5, apnea in 3, and laryngospasm
Patients were identified as being allergic using both narrow definitions (anaphylaxis, bronchospasm, urticaria, laryngospasm
, or angioedema) and broad ones.
Johan Poelmans, M.D., and Jan Tack, M.D., of the Centre for Gastroenterological Research, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, reviewed recent studies establishing that gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) frequently underlies or contributes to ENT symptoms and disorders, such as chronic cases of sinusitis or otitis media, paroxysmal laryngospasm
, excessive throat phlegm, and postnasal drip (Gut 2005;54:1492-9).
Any undesired response to LMA insertion like movement, coughing, gagging and laryngospasm
were also recorded.