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CASE REPORT

Use of Airvo™ in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients During Procedural Sedation: A Case Report

Ketan S Kulkarni, Nandini M Dave, Shriyam S Kulkarni

Keywords : Airvo, Critically ill, Central venous cannulation, High flow nasal oxygenation

Citation Information : Kulkarni KS, Dave NM, Kulkarni SS. Use of Airvo™ in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients During Procedural Sedation: A Case Report. Res Inno in Anesth 2018; 3 (2):70-72.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0055

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Central venous cannulations in pediatric patients require procedural sedation. Chances of desaturation are increased with anesthesia and maneuvers reducing functional residual capacity, especially in critically ill patients. Airvo™ is a device which can provide oxygen at very high flows with accurate and titratable FiO2. We present a case with where Airvo™ was instituted while securing central venous access in a patient with nephrotic syndrome with ascites.


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