The laryngeal mask airway for awake craniotomy in the pediatric patient: Report of three cases

Carin A. Hagberg, Adrian Gollas, James M. Berry

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The anesthetic management of three pediatric patients who underwent awake craniotomy with a combined, continuous intravenous infusion of propofol and alfentanil is described. The Laryngeal Mask Airway was effective in airway management during resection of epileptic foci with intraoperative cortical mapping and neuropsychological (speech) evaluation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-47
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2004



  • Alfentanil
  • Anesthesia
  • Awake craniotomy
  • Brain surgery
  • Continuous infusion of
  • Laryngeal Mask Airway
  • Pediatric
  • Propofol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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