Oral to nasal endotracheal tube exchange using both video and flexible laryngoscopes

  • R Eric Hodgson Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital
  • M D G Gunning Beck, Danchin & Partners


This case describes the use of a video laryngoscope and flexible intubation scope to facilitate the exchange of an oral endotracheal tube for a nasal endotracheal tube in a patient with a potentially difficult airway.

Full text available online at www.medpharm.tandfonline.com/ojaa or South Afr J Anaesth Analg 2018; DOI: 10.1080/22201181.2018.1523593

Author Biographies

R Eric Hodgson, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital

Department of Anaesthesia, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Mayville; and Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Umbilo, South Africa

M D G Gunning, Beck, Danchin & Partners

Beck, Danchin & Partners, Musgrave Park, Berea; and Thekwini-Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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