There is an increasing trend toward performing craniotomy for primary brain tumor excision with local anesthesia. We report the use of the laryngeal mask airway as a part of an anesthetic technique designed for patients requiring awake cortical mapping during brain tumor excision.
- Awake craniotomy
- Laryngeal mask airway
- Monitored anesthesia care
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine