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March 13, 2017
|Vol. 4, Issue 1|
Extubating Techniques for the Difficult Airway
Jens Tan, Javier Lasala, Jose Soliz, Jonathan Wilks, January Tsai, Teresa Moon Calderon, Shital Vachhani, Jagtar Singh Heir and Gabriel Eduardo Mena
Corresponding author: Javier D Lasala, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 409, Houston, TX 77030, USA
PACU or ICU patients generally require reintubation for two main reasons-inadequate airway patency (extubation failure) and residual need for mechanical support (weaning failure). Such events are relatively common and can be associated with significant morbidity, mortality and costs.
Citation: Tan J, Lasala J, Soliz J, Wilks J, Tsai J, et al. (2017) Extubating Techniques for the Difficult Airway. Int J Anesthetic Anesthesiol 4:058.