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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 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; The Author(s).


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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