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Korean J Anesthesiol. 2005 Jun;48(6):656-658. Korean. Case Report.
Mun SH , Woo CH , Lee CY , Kim JH , Kim YH , Kim HS .
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Kang Buk Samsung Hospital, College of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea. anesmun@hanmail.net
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract

The LMA (laryngeal mask airway)-ProSeal introducer was developed for easy insertion and fewer PLMA related complications. We experienced tearing of the lingual frenulum incidentally caused by insertion of the PLMA with the introducer. We believe that the introducer may have some advantages concerning insertion PLMA but some disadvantages because it hinder patient tongue control.

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