Anesth Prog Fall 2017;64(3):171-172
Department of Dental Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Aidu Chuo Hospital, Aizuwakamatsu, Japan.
We report a case of endotracheal tube malfunction, in which the inner surface of the tube peeled off during anesthesia. The patient, a 7-year-old boy, was under general anesthesia for the treatment of multiple dental caries. The damaged tube could have caused respiratory failure, putting the patient's life at risk. Read More