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Complex airways disorder: paediatric

Published on 07 February 2024

This service provides comprehensive support for the management of children (foremost neonates and infants) with conditions causing obstruction of the major airway. The service is based at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.

What is complex airways management in children?

The service manages children who have a complex airway pathology that compromises the airway and requires surgical intervention. Endoscopic and open surgical interventions are undertaken to manage these children.