Use of malfunctioning fibre-optic Bronchoscope as a rescue b
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A fibre-optic bronchoscope (FOB) is an integral part of difficult airway cart. However, its use involves significant maintenance and is prone to damage and malfunctioning.We describe successful management of an anticipated difficult airway using a dysfunctional FOB with a videolaryngoscope. A 19-year-old male who had sustained burns over face, neck, chest and upper limbs 5 years back was scheduled for release of contracture over axilla and chest under general anaesthesia.The patient had undergone post burn neck contracture release and skin grafting 3 months back under general anaesthesia where FOB under spontaneous ventilation was used to secure the airway...

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