Publications in the Year: 2006

Journal Article

Kundra, P, Vasudevan A, Ravishankar M.  2006.  Video assisted fiberoptic intubation for temporomandibular ankylosis, 2006/04//. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 16:458-461. AbstractWebsite

In the era of fiberoptics, securing of the airway under general anesthesia in small children with temporomandibular joint ankylosis without a flexible pediatric fiberoptic endoscope requires considerable skill. We describe the use of an adult flexible fiberoptic laryngoscope with a video camera system to visualize the glottis from one nostril while the tracheal tube was passed from the other nostril.

Kundra, P, Sivashanmugam T, Ravishankar M.  2006.  Effect of needle insertion site on ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric nerve block in children, 2006/05//. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. 50:622-626. AbstractWebsite

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BACKGROUNDThree different sites of needle insertion have been proposed for ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric (ILIH) nerve block. This double-blind study was designed to assess the quality of analgesia produced from these different sites.
METHODS
One hundred and thirty-two children of ASA grade I and II were randomly allocated into four groups to receive no nerve block (control group