Understanding the components of the brachycephalic syndrome and their impact on intubation and extubation is key to successful anesthetic management of the brachycephalic patient. Being prepared for a difficult intubation, and the bigger challenge of a difficult extubation, is essential to successfully managing airway difficulties. Exercising close observation at all times, extending longer into recovery than for non-brachycephalic dogs is prudent.
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