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Case Reports in Anesthesiology
Volume 2014, Article ID 245752, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/245752
Case Report

Tracheal Intubation through the I-gel for Emergency Cesarean Section in a Patient with Multidrug Hypersensitivity: A New Technique

1Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, S1W16,Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido 060-8543, Japan
2GSL Medical College and Hospital, Rajahmundry, India

Received 2 May 2014; Accepted 9 July 2014; Published 20 July 2014

Academic Editor: Neerja Bhardwaj

Copyright © 2014 Kartika Balaji Samala et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

31-year-old female with hypersensitivity to local anesthetics and neuromuscular blocking agents presented for emergency Cesarean section. We successfully performed I-gel-assisted tracheal intubation without using neuromuscular blockers. We believe this method would be helpful in selected situations.