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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)592-594
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Issue number8
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000


  • Awake craniotomy
  • Laryngeal mask airway
  • Monitored anesthesia care
  • Propofol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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