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Airway ultrasound the oesophagus

Transverse views of the lower anterior neck. The aim is to visualise the trachea and oesophagus, so that during tracheal intubation, inadvertent oesophageal intubation may be identified and immediately corrected.
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Ultrasound Case 087

A 28 year old with reduced GCS after several seizures requires intubation. Their neck extension seems limited and you wonder whether this may be a difficult intubation. You decide to monitor it with ultrasound.