Palatal Obturator Prosthesis: Aid for Securing Airway


Vol 8 | Issue 2 | May-August 2022 | Page: 19-21 | Ridhima Bhatia, Nishant Patel, Abhishek Nagarajappa, Shreya Bharat Shah

DOI: 10.13107/jaccr.2022.v08i02.202

Author: Ridhima Bhatia [1], Nishant Patel [1], Abhishek Nagarajappa [1], Shreya Bharat Shah [1]

[1] Department of Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Nishant Patel,
Department of Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.


Extensive maxilla-palatine defect resulting from maxillectomy is corrected either surgically or with prosthesis. This article describes the use of such prosthesis as an aid for airway management in an anticipated difficult airway patient.
Keywords: Difficult airways, Airway management, Supraglottic airway device, Pediatric anaesthesia


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How to Cite this Article: Bhatia R, Patel N, Nagarajappa A, Shah SB | Palatal Obturator Prosthesis: Aid for Securing Airway | Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports | May-August 2022; 8(2): 19-21.

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