Managing Difficult Airway for Emergency Liver Transplant: More Than One Challenge to Manage
Received Date: April 27, 2022; Published Date:May 06, 2022
Results of orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) are consistently improving. Patients who were not considered suitable for OLT earlier are now being taken up for this extensive surgery. It is uncertain whether to defer or proceed with this important emergency surgery with an extremely challenging airway. We report a case of a challenging airway, oral bleeding with coagulopathy presenting for emergency Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT).