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The Funnel Narrows


Background: When doing procedural sedation, we are always taught "airway, airway, airway" and that the pediatric airway can be much more unforgiving than the adult in terms of negative reactions. Objective: To use CT-based measurements from a sample population and find anatomical correlates of 3 key reference points in the pediatric upper airway (subglottis, cricoid, and trachea) to better define the shape and configuration of the upper airway. Design: Retrospective review conducte more...
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