Various Uses of Laryngeal Mask Airway during Tracheal Surgery.

Celik A., Sayan M., Kankoc A., Tombul İ., Kurul İ. C., Tastepe A. I.

The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, vol.69, no.8, pp.764-768, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0041-1724103
  • Journal Name: The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.764-768
  • Keywords: anesthesia, complications, surgery, surgical indication, trachea
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background The use of laryngeal mask airway (LMA) ventilation in surgeries to be performed in upper tracheal stenosis has been reported in the case series. However, there is no generally accepted standardized approach for the use of LMA. In this study, LMA usage areas and advantages of trachea surgery were examined.