As more surgical procedures are being performed under local anesthesia and intravenous sedation, complications associated with these techniques are more likely to be experienced. We report a case of an intraoperative flash fire that occurred while supplemental oxygen was being used in this scenario. A literature review and suggestions for prevention of this complication are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1997|
- ambulatory surgery
- intraoperative complications
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