A Graceful EXIT impeded by obstetrical complications

BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Feb 5;14(2):e237911. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-237911.


We report an ex utero intrapartum therapy-to-airway procedure in which obstetric factors dramatically influenced the sequence of events necessary to complete the procedure.

Keywords: congenital disorders; ear; maternofetal medicine; neonatal and paediatric intensive care; nose and throat/otolaryngology; pregnancy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Airway Obstruction / congenital*
  • Airway Obstruction / surgery*
  • Cesarean Section
  • Female
  • Gestational Age
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Laryngeal Diseases / congenital*
  • Laryngeal Diseases / surgery*
  • Obstetric Labor Complications
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Tracheostomy*