Bille, Anders Bastholm1; Holm-Knudsen, Rolf2; Lefort, Michelle4; Afshari, Arash1
1 Anaesthesiology, Department of - Juliane Marie Centre, Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Anæstesi- og operationsklinikken HOC, HovedOrtoCentret Rigshospitalet, Rigshospitalet, The Capital Region of Denmark3 Cochrane ACE (Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care), Anaesthesiology, Herlev, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark4 unknown
Despite ongoing technological advances, direct laryngoscopy still remains the golden standard for endotracheal intubation in children and infants. However, in some infants it is almost impossible to obtain a view of glottis and the vocal cords. In this paper we present an overview of the recent advances in optical and video-assisted laryngoscopy in difficult paediatric airways.
Ugeskrift for Laeger, 2012, Vol 174, Issue 3, p. 119-22