Anesthesia for tracheal or bronchial foreign body removal in children: an analysis of ninety-four cases

Anesth Analg. 2000 Dec;91(6):1389-91, TOC. doi: 10.1097/00000539-200012000-00015.


This report is a description of the ventilation techniques used in 94 children undergoing general anesthesia for foreign body removal of the bronchus. No particular technique was found to be associated with a greater incidence of adverse outcomes.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Anesthesia*
  • Bronchi / surgery*
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Foreign Bodies / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Trachea / surgery*