Anesthesia in ENT surgery
and surgery present several challenges to the . The presenting pathology may result in airway obstruction or make intubation difficult or impossible. It is very important to maintain a secure airway when access to the patient’s head may be limited and the need to be flexible about airway management during surgery, particularly in and procedures. Surgeons may obstruct or displace . The potential for contamination of the airway needs to be noticed. Whenever an airway problem is identified intraoperatively, correcting it is the first priority, stopping surgery if necessary.