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Using a modified nasopharyngeal airway in Pierre Robin syndrome
  1. Department of Paediatrics
  2. Royal Hampshire County Hospital
  3. Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5DG, UK

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EditorEditor,—Masterset al describe how a modified endotracheal tube can be used as a nasopharyngeal airway in infants with Pierre Robin syndrome.1 We describe further modifications made to overcome some problems which we encountered in using the technique in one of our patients.

In the original description the protruding part of the airway is cut into four strands and the upper one cut off. We …

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