Pneumothorax with upper airway laser surgery

R. A. Ganfield, J. W. Chapin

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The laser is a relatively new technology in the operating room from which new and unusual types of surgical complications are being discovered. An unrecognized upper airway injury resulting in massive subcutaneous emphysema and bilateral pneumothorax in a 4 year old girl is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)398-399
Number of pages2
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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