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Awake Craniotomy

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure “Awake” craniotomy is a bit of a misnomer. Most of these procedures are done using an “asleep-awake-asleep” technique. During line and block placement, pinning, craniotomy, and bone flap, the patient is asleep, using a variety of airways (natural, nasal trumpet, laryngeal mask airway [LMA], endotracheal). The…

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