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Gastric rupture and laryngeal mask airway: Negative “hype” this case report might generate is worrying

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 03 March 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:537
  1. Pedro F Ibarra, trauma, anaesthesia, and critical care consultant (
  1. Clinica Reina Sofia, Bogota, Colombia 1

    EDITOR—Case reports have always been useful in increasing awareness of some issues not apparent when new procedures or techniques are introduced. Haslam et al describe gastric rupture associated with use of the laryngeal mask airway during …

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