Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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The Use of a Stylet to Aid the Lifting of the Epiglottis With a Video Laryngoscope

Wasa Ueda 1 and Young-Chang P. Arai 2 , *
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1 Department of Anesthesiology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
2 Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, School of Medicine, Aichi Medical University, Aichi, Japan
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: August 01, 2016, 6 (4); e38507
  • Published Online: May 24, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: April 16, 2016
  • Accepted: May 7, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.38507

To Cite: Ueda W, Arai Y P. The Use of a Stylet to Aid the Lifting of the Epiglottis With a Video Laryngoscope, Anesth Pain Med. 2016 ; 6(4):e38507. doi: 10.5812/aapm.38507.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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