Asystole during Suspension Laryngoscopy: Case Report, Literature Review, and Prophylactic Strategies

Arthur Justi Cassettari, Érica Cristina Campos E Santos, Graziela Oliveira Semenzati, Agrício Nubiato Crespo
Case Reports in Otolaryngology 2020, 2020: 9260564
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Transoral laryngeal procedures are considered minimally invasive but may trigger important complications such as severe bradycardia and even asystole mediated by vagal reflex. The literature on this subject is rare. This article aims to review the literature, explain associated mechanisms, establish prophylactic strategies, and highlight the importance of intraoperative safety protocols.

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