Airway management for intubation in newborns with pierre robin sequence

The Laryngoscope, 04/26/2012

The series demonstrates that endotracheal intubation is safe and effective in Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) newborns. In patients who failed intubation with direct laryngoscopy, intubation over a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope provided a reliable alternative method. Although airway management in PRS newborns poses a significant challenge, experienced otolaryngologists and anesthesiologists can successfully manage these difficult airway cases.

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