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Synonyms for airway

a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another

the passages through which air enters and leaves the body

a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers

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Airway obstruction by soft bedding was by far the most common mechanism of accidental suffocation, contributing to death in 69% of cases.
"Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome", trakeal atrezi, darlik yapan larengeal kist, orofarenks ya da servikal bolgenin darliga neden olan tumorlerinde gorulebilse de en sik LA ile birlikte gorulmektedir (2).
The severity of symptoms may be correlated with the amount of plant intake, as increased plant ingestion may cause airway obstruction and subsequent complications.
Exclusion criteria were as follows: (1) patients with severe airway obstruction who require awake intubation, for example, patients with a luminal transverse area of the trachea less than 1/3 its original size due to an intratracheal neoplasm, or external compression from tumor or mass around trachea; (2) patients unable to breathe in the supine position; (3) patients with complicated respiratory diseases including pneumonia, asthma, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary emphysema; (4) patients with a high risk of aspiration, including intestinal obstruction, full stomach, esophageal reflux; (5) patients with history or family history of malignant hyperthermia; (6) pregnancy.
Over the years, several techniques to prevent upper airway obstruction after surgery have been evaluated.
Rarely, as in this case, the severity of subcutaneous emphysema may cause direct constriction of the proximal airway and airway obstruction. This patient also experienced hypoxemia which was almost certainly due to progressive respiratory failure associated with the underlying pneumothorax.
Pita, "Lingual and sublingual hematoma causing upper airway obstruction," The Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.
Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS) is caused by defective canalisation of the upper airways around the 10th week of gestation (1).
Central airway obstruction can result from a variety of disease processes and is a significant cause of mortality [1].
We herein report a neonate who presented with glial choristoma of the tongue who developed respiratory distress due to airway obstruction.
Laryngocoeles are a rare dilatation of the laryngeal ventricle which can present in a variety of ways ranging from benign neck lumps to acute airway obstruction. The aetiology of laryngocoeles remains unclear, but a number of associations have been described.
These asthma patients with a fixed component of airway obstruction were also considered to have COPD, he added.
Nasal airway obstruction can be caused by several factors, including septal deviation, enlarged turbinates, and weakened upper and/or lower lateral nasal wall cartilage leading to nasal valve collapse.
Airway obstruction in children has a wide differential diagnosis that includes laryngomalacia, infectious processes, paralysis, extrinsic compression, and other rare anatomic anomalies.
The dogs under group II with airway obstruction had costoabdominal type of respiration, inspiratory dyspnoea, synchronous movement of thoracic and abdominal wall, increased auscultatory sounds characterized by stridor or stertor.