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Management of the Anomalous Pediatric Airway

by admin on November 4, 2011

About Dr. Rande Lazar

Dr. Rande Lazar is a Memphis Otolaryngologist with a primary focus in pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders, including ear infections, throat infections, tonsil infections, sinus infections and sleep disorders. Dr. Rande Lazar has special expertise in adult and pediatric sleep and snoring disorders and surgery, as well as adult and pediatric sinus disorders. Dr. Rande Lazar is experienced in a wide range of disorders of the ear, nose, throat, sinus, respiratory system and the other head and neck systems, as well as children’s disorders of the larynx (voicebox), and hearing problems.

Dr. Rande Lazar is the founder of the Memphis-based pediatric ear, nose and throat practice, Otolaryngology Consultants.

Article Abstract:

Pediatric Airway:

  1. Small; Soft; Pliable
  2. Vulnerable to minimal manipulation
  3. Minor obstructive changes may lead to serious and potentially fatal conditions (reduction of neonatal glottis by 1mm decreases airway by 40%).
  4. STRIDOR is the most common presentation of children with an Anomalous Airway.

Read the full article as a PDF here: Management of the anomalous pediatric airway.

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