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Case Report Delayed Obstruction of Endotracheal Tube by Previously Aspirated Foreign Body: A Case Report
Sungsik Chon, Jinho Kim, Shin Ok Koh, Jung Goo Cho, In Soon Hwang, In Seon Jin

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1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, National Health Insurance Corporation Ilsan Hospital, Ilsan, Korea. sschon@hanmail.net
2Surgical Intensive Care Unit, National Health Insurance Corporation Ilsan Hospital, Ilsan, Korea.
3Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
4Anesthesia & Pain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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Acute airway obstruction during endotracheal intubation status is embarrassing and critical situation which requires early diagnosis and immediate management. Endotracheal tube obstruction with foreign body is rare but a variety of objects have been reported. We present a case of endotracheal tube obstruction as a result of previous aspirated foreign body that moved from the bronchial tree into the endobroncheal tube.


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