Does a Nasal Airway Facilitate Nasotracheal Intubation or Not? A Prospective, Randomized, and Controlled Study

Günay Canpolat D., Orbay Yaşlı S.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.79, no.1, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Purpose: Nasotracheal intubation (NTI) is generally preferred for maxillofacial surgery to provide a more suitable and wide surgery area for the surgeons. The purpose of the study was to evaluate whether using a nasal airway just before the NTI may facilitate NTI or not.