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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 9, Issue 3, January 2014 pp 353-354

Case Report

Awake Blind Nasal Intubation– A Technique We Should Master


Sudhir W. Bhope1, Santosh Deshmukh

1Professor, Deparmtment of Anaesthesia, IIMSR, Warudi, Badnapur, Jalna, Maharashtra, INDIA.

2Consulting Anaesthesiologist, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



A 37 years old man having severe trismus due to submucous fibrosis on right side and Commando’s operation done on the left side was posted for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Awake blind nasal intubation was done successfully. The procedure was uneventful. Eventhough, fiberoptic endoscopic intubation can be done, we should not forget skill of awake blind nasal intubation.