Role of ultrasonography in determining the cricothyroid membrane localization in the predicted difficult airway.

Altun D., Ali A., Koltka K., Buget M., Celik M., Doruk C., ...More

Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES, vol.25, no.4, pp.355-360, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate the success rates of ultrasound (US) and palpation methods in identifying the cricothyroid membrane (CTM), and compare the results with the gold standard method-computed tomography (CT) scan.