Pius J, Ioanidis K, Noppens RR.
A A Pract. 2019 Mar 25. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000998. [Epub ahead of print]
Video laryngoscopes are commonly used to manage difficult airways, among other devices. However, they present a challenge when inserting the blade in patients with a limited mouth opening, and an adequate visualization of the glottis does not always translate into successful intubation. The C-MAC Video-Stylet-with its small diameter and flexible tip-offers an effective alternative. We describe the successful use of the novel C-MAC Video-Stylet to secure the airway in a patient with minimal mouth opening due to the side effects of previous neck surgery and radiation therapy.
A.Timmermann , B.W.Böttiger , C.Byhahn , V.Dörges , C.Eich , J.T.Gräsner , F.Hoffmann , B.Hossfeld , B.Landsleitner , T.Piepho, R.Noppens, S.G.Russo , V.Wenzel, B.Zwißler, M.Bernhard. Association of Scientific Medical Societies: 2019 February.
Dr. Noppens co-authored the Prehospital Airway Management Guidelines for the Association of Scientific Medical Societies in Germany. The AWMF is comprised of 179 scientific societies from all areas of medicine. The AWMF represents Germany in the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences CIOMS.
These national guidelines address emergency medical and rescue services for pre-clinical patients requiring care of all ages. The Guidelines can be found online: https://www.awmf.org/leitlinien/detail/ll/001-040.html
Kriege, M; Noppens, RR
TRENDS IN ANAESTHESIA AND CRITICAL CARE Volume: 25 Pages: 32-35. Published:APR 2019