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Korean Journal of Critical Care Medicine 2005;20(2): 170-173.
증례 : 심장동맥우회술 후 발생한 성대 마비
김광수, 정성욱, 곽상현, 윤명하, 유경연, 정창영, 정성수
전남대학교 의과대학 마취통증의학교실, *치의학전문대학원 마취과학교실
Vocal Cord Paralysis after the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft: A Case Report
Kwang Su Kim, Seong Wook Jeong, Sang Hyun Kwak, Myung Ha Yoon, Kyung Yeon Yoo, Chang Young Jeong, Sung Su Chung
1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, College of Medicine, The Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea. chungss@jnu.ac.kr
2School of Density, The Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea.
Surgical trauma has long been recognized as the most common cause of unilateral and bilateral vocal cord paralysis. We experienced a case of bilateral vocal cord paralysis after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft. The patient was repeated intubation and extubation after operation in surgical intensive care unit. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy revealed bilateral vocal cord paralysis in the patient. The patient recovered after permanent tracheotomy. We reported a case of vocal cord paralysis after coronary artery bypass graft.
Key Words: Coronary artery bypass graft; Vocal cord paralysis; Intubation
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