Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
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The ProSealTM LMA Offers Protection against Regurgitation in Emergency Abdominal Laparoscopic Surgery

Joaquin Fabregat-López and Natalia Navarro García

This case details the successful use of a ProSeal™ Laryngeal Mask Airway (PLMA) in managing a patient presented for laparoscopy emergency abdominal surgery via. A 42-yr-old, ASA physical status II male patient with suspected perforation of a peptic ulcer presented as an emergency abdominal surgery. The PLMA enabled rapid establishment of a clear airway early in anaesthetic induction, controlled ventilation and safe airway maintenance undergoing surgery.