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National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
 
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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 74-77

Submental intubation: A useful adjunct in panfacial trauma


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Jaipur, India

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Ankita Chugh
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital, Sitapura, Jaipur
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.69159

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Complex maxillofacial trauma requires a modification of intubation as it precludes both oral and nasal intubation. Tracheostomy is not preferred due to its associated complications. Submental intubation comes as a rescue in such situations as it provides an uninterrupted access to the operative field with due control over airway and minimal side effects.


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