Anesthetic approach in patient with laryngectomy who aspirated foreign body (case report) Yabanci cisim aspire etmis larenjektomili hastada anestezik yaklasim: Bir olgu neden iyle

IŞIK B., Gökce M., Çekmen N., Akçabay M., Ceylan A., Kurul C., ...More

Anestezi Dergisi, vol.15, no.1, pp.58-61, 2007 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: Anestezi Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-61
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Foreign body aspiration (FBA) can occur in children and adults and be life-threatening. Symptoms may remain indolent for years and it may present a chronic picture. Foreign body aspiration in adults is associated with the presence of predisposing factors that become active when the protective airway reflexes disappear. In this case report we present a 56-year-old male patient who had undergone a supracricoid laryngectomy six months before, leaving a permanent tracheal stoma. While under general anesthesia for revision of tracheal stoma respiratory failure developed.