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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28187213/a-comparison-of-the-airtraq%C3%A2-mcgrath%C3%A2-and-macintosh-laryngoscopes-for-difficult-paediatric-intubation-a-manikin-study
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Gen Owada, Takahiro Mihara, Gaku Inagawa, Ayako Asakura, Takahisa Goto, Koui Ka
BACKGROUND: The efficacy of devices for difficult intubation in paediatric patients, especially with a Cormack-Lehane grade 4 view, has yet to be established. We compared intubating parameters among three devices (the Airtraq®, McGrath®, and Macintosh laryngoscopes). METHODS: This study is a randomised cross-over trial. Participants were 20 anaesthetists. Each device was tested three times using a paediatric manikin with a Cormack-Lehane grade 4 view. The order to use each device was randomised by a computer-generated random sequence...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28183552/comparison-of-the-macintosh-and-airtraq-laryngoscopes-in-morbidly-obese-patients-a-randomized-and-prospective-study
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Caridad G Castillo-Monzón, Hugo A Marroquín-Valz, Miguel Fernández-Villacañas-Marín, Matilde Moreno-Cascales, Blas García-Rojo, César A Candia-Arana
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Morbid obesity is associated with a difficult management of the airway. There is no agreement on these patients being difficult to intubate, but if they are difficult to ventilate with facial mask, then the fast control of their airway becomes a priority. This study compares the quickness and success in tracheal intubation, glottic view, hemodynamic response, and complications from the use of the Macintosh and Airtraq laryngoscopes in morbidly obese patients for scheduled surgery...
February 2017: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002347/mcgrath-series-5-videolaryngoscope-vs-airtraq-dl-videolaryngoscope-for-double-lumen-tube-intubation-a-randomized-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Li Wan, Mingfeng Liao, Li Li, Wei Qian, Rong Hu, Kun Chen, Chuanhan Zhang, Wenlong Yao
BACKGROUND: Many studies have shown Airtraq videolaryngoscope provided faster tracheal intubation and a higher success rate than other videolaryngoscopes. Recently, different types of videolaryngoscopes have been reported for use in double-lumen tube (DLT) intubation. However, the advantages and disadvantages between them remain undetermined for DLT intubation. In this study, we compared the Airtraq DL videolaryngoscope with the McGrath Series 5 videolaryngoscope for DLT intubation by experienced anesthesiologists...
December 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27956835/comparison-of-the-glottic-view-during-video-intubation-in-super-obese-patients-a-series-of-cases
#4
Tomasz Gaszyński
Videolaryngoscopes improve the view of the entry to the larynx in morbidly obese patients. Super obesity is one of the risk factors for difficult mask ventilation as well as difficult intubation. Super obese patients should be intubated awake either with a fiber-optic scope or with a videolaryngoscope. The glottic view during video-intubation in super obese patients using different devices was compared. The McGrath MAC (MGM) was used in all patients and then compared to the King Vision (KV) in three patients, the APA videolaryngoscope in two patients and the Airtraq Avant with a video camera in four patients...
2016: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27942071/successful-airtraq-%C3%A2-use-for-emergency-off-centre-glottic-intubation-in-a-patient-with-post-dialysis-neck-haematoma
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Anjana S Wajekar, Nirav Kotak, Rajendra Patel, Rohit Moharir
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2016: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27882535/evaluation-of-three-unchannelled-videolaryngoscopes-and-the-macintosh-laryngoscope-in-patients-with-a-simulated-difficult-airway-a-randomised-controlled-trial
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M Kleine-Brueggeney, M Buttenberg, R Greif, S Nabecker, L Theiler
This prospective randomised, controlled trial compares the performance of three unchannelled videolaryngoscopes (KingVision(™) , Airtraq(™) , A.P. Advance(™) MAC) and the standard Macintosh laryngoscope. With ethics committee approval and written informed consent, 480 patients were included. A difficult airway was created with a cervical collar, limiting mouth opening and neck movement. Primary outcome was first-attempt orotracheal intubation success. Overall success, laryngeal view, intubation difficulty scale, handling, intubation times and side-effects were secondary outcomes...
March 2017: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27871566/known-difficult-airway-in-a-patient-with-pheochromocytoma-a-case-report
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Laura Alonso Guardo, Carlos Cano Gala, Antonio Rodriguez Calvo, Adriana M Buritica Aguirre, Nadia A Dávila Arango, Elena García Fernández, Carmen Ruiz Chirosa, David Sánchez Poveda, Agustín Díaz Álvarez
: The manipulation of an airway is always a critical moment in the anesthetic management of patients with pheochromocytoma due to the high incidence of undesirable hemodynamic events in relation with the stimulus represented by the laryngoscopy. A known difficult airway in which it is necessary to carry out an orotracheal intubation while preserving spontaneous ventilation subjects the patient to a stressful situation. The objective is to obtain an acceptable level of comfort and sedation avoiding respiratory depression (Anesthesiol Clin 2015;33:233-40)...
December 2016: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27746574/pediatric-difficult-intubation-in-a-rare-genetic-disorder-made-easy-with-airtraq-laryngoscope
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Deepak Dwivedi, Vidhu Bhatnagar, Urvashi Tandon, Kavitha Jinjil
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Anesthesia, Essays and Researches
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27599477/use-of-a-macintosh-blade-in-extrahepatic-portal-vein-obstruction-with-difficult-intubation-two-case-reports
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Azho Kezo, Rajendra D Patel, Shraddha Mathkar, Sonal Butada
BACKGROUND: We report the management of two patents from the Indian subcontinent with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction presenting with anticipated difficult airway. A Macintosh blade was used to secure the airway after using various instruments designed for difficult airway. To the best of our knowledge, no case has previously been reported in which a Macintosh blade was used successfully in patients with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction with a difficult airway. CASE PRESENTATION: Two women (case 1 and case 2) of South Asian ethnicity with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction presented for an elective splenorenal shunt...
September 6, 2016: Journal of Medical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27530359/retention-of-laryngoscopy-skills-in-medical-students-a-randomised-cross-over-study-of-the-macintosh-a-p-advance-%C3%A2-c-mac-%C3%A2-and-airtraq-%C3%A2-laryngoscopes
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I Hunter, V Ramanathan, P Balasubramanian, D A Evans, J G Hardman, R A McCahon
In addition to being effective and easy to learn how to use, the ideal laryngoscope should be associated with minimal reduction in skill performance during gaps in practice over time. We compared the time taken to intubate the trachea of a manikin by novice medical students immediately after training, and then after 1 month, with no intervening practice. We designed a two-period, four-group, randomised, cross-over trial to compare the Macintosh, Venner(™) A.P. Advance(™) with difficult airway blade, C-MAC(®) with D-Blade and Airtraq(®) with wireless video-viewer...
October 2016: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27528016/intubation-with-laryngoscope-airtraq-in-a-patient-with-a-giant-vallecular-cyst
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A Fadrique, C Bartolomé, M F Manzano, F Buisán
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27483668/-anesthetic-management-of-a-patient-with-central-core-disease-for-scoliosis-surgery
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Nobuo Jimi, Kaoru Izumi, Rieko Sumiyoshi, Keiichiro Mizuno
Central core disease (CCD) is a dominantly inherited congenital myopathy. CCD is also associated with muscular and skeletal abnormalities such as abnormal curvature of the spine (scoliosis), hip dislocation, and joint deformities. CCD and malignant hyperthermia (MH) are both associated with mutations in the ryanodine receptor on chromosome 19q13.1. An 11-year-old boy with CCD complicated with severe scoliosis was scheduled for spinal fusion surgery under general anesthesia. Furthermore, he had trismus caused by temporomandibular contracture...
June 2016: Masui. the Japanese Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27366562/airtraq-lma-ctrach-and-macintosh-laryngoscopes-in-tracheal-intubation-training-a-randomized-comparative-manikin-study
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Ayten Saraçoğlu, Didem Dal, Ömer Baygın, Fevzi Yılmaz Göğüş
OBJECTIVE: Training students on simulators before allowing their direct contact with patients is well accepted. There is no clinical or manikin-based simulation study in the literature comparing tracheal intubation with Airtraq, laryngeal mask airway (LMA) CTrach and Macintosh laryngoscopes performed by medical students having no prior intubation experience. METHODS: After obtaining written informed consents, 123 participants were included in the study. The participants were asked to intubate the manikin five times with each device randomly...
April 2016: Turkish Journal of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27366561/intubation-of-a-paediatric-manikin-in-tongue-oedema-and-face-to-face-simulations-by-novice-personnel-a-comparison-of-glidescope-airtraq-and-direct-laryngoscopy
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Zehra İpek Arslan, Canan Turna, Nevin Esra Gümüş, Kamil Toker, Mine Solak
OBJECTIVE: Glidescope and Airtraq were designed for facilitating intubation and for teaching regarding the airway anatomy. We aimed to evaluate their efficacy in normal airway, tongue oedema and face-to-face orotracheal intubation models when used by novice personnel. METHODS: After the local human research ethics committee approval, 36 medical students who were in the beginning of their third year were enrolled in this study. After watching a video regarding intubation using one of these devices, the students intubated a paediatric manikin with a Glidescope or Airtraq via the normal airway, tongue oedema and face-to-face approach...
April 2016: Turkish Journal of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27255874/intubation-performance-of-advanced-airway-devices-in-a-helicopter-emergency-medical-service-setting
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John W Hafner, Blake W Perkins, Joshua D Korosac, Alayna K Bucher, Jean C Aldag, Kelly L Cox
OBJECTIVE: This study attempts to determine if newer indirect laryngoscopes or intubating devices are superior to a standard laryngoscope for intubation success among helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) personnel. METHODS: Flight nurses and paramedics intubated standardized mannequins with a normal airway, a trauma airway, and a difficult airway using a standard laryngoscope, a gum elastic bougie, the Airtraq laryngoscope (King System Corp, Noblesville, IN), the Glidescope Ranger laryngoscope (Verathon Inc, Bothell, WA), and the S...
May 2016: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27231810/intubation-biomechanics-laryngoscope-force-and-cervical-spine-motion-during-intubation-in-cadavers-effect-of-severe-distractive-flexion-injury-on-c3-4-motion
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Bradley J Hindman, Ricardo B Fontes, Robert P From, Vincent C Traynelis, Michael M Todd, Christian M Puttlitz, Brandon G Santoni
OBJECTIVE With application of the forces of intubation, injured (unstable) cervical segments may move more than they normally do, which can result in spinal cord injury. The authors tested whether, during endotracheal intubation, intervertebral motion of an injured C3-4 cervical segment 1) is greater than that in the intact (stable) state and 2) differs when a high- or low-force laryngoscope is used. METHODS Fourteen cadavers underwent 3 intubations using force-sensing laryngoscopes while simultaneous cervical spine motion was recorded with lateral fluoroscopy...
November 2016: Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27228145/airtraq-laryngoscope-versus-the-conventional-macintosh-laryngoscope-during-pediatric-intubation-performed-by-nurses-a-randomized-crossover-manikin-study-with-three-airway-scenarios
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Łukasz Szarpak, Katarzyna Karczewska, Łukasz Czyżewski, Zenon Truszewski, Andrzej Kurowski
OBJECTIVES: We hypothesized that the Airtraq laryngoscope (Airtraq LLC, Bonita Springs, Fla) is beneficial for intubation of pediatric manikins while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In the present study, we evaluated the effectiveness of the Macintosh (MAC) laryngoscope (HEINE Optotechnik, Munich, Germany) and Airtraq in 3 simulated CPR scenarios. METHODS: A randomized crossover simulation trial was designed. Eighty-three nurses intubated the trachea of a PediaSIM CPR training manikin (FCAE HealthCare, Sarasota, Fla) using the MAC and Airtraq in a normal airway scenario, normal airway with chest compression scenario, and difficult airway with chest compression scenario...
May 25, 2016: Pediatric Emergency Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27212753/comparison-of-the-ease-of-tracheal-intubation-by-postgraduate-residents-of-anesthesiology-using-airtraq%C3%A2-and-macintosh-laryngoscopes-an-observational-study
#18
Srivishnu Vardhan Yallapragada, Mrunalini Parasa, Nagendra Nath Vemuri, Mastan Saheb Shaik
CONTEXT: Airtraq™ (Prodol Meditec, Vizcaya, Spain) is a recently developed laryngoscope, which facilitates easy visualization of glottis through a matrix of sequentially arranged lenses and mirrors. In this observatory study, we sought to compare the ease of tracheal intubation with Airtraq™ and Macintosh laryngoscope when performed by 2(nd) year postgraduate residents of Anesthesiology in NRI Medical College, Mangalagiri. AIMS: To compare the ease of tracheal intubation by Airtraq™ laryngoscope with that by Macintosh laryngoscope among the 2(nd) year postgraduate residents of anesthesiology in terms of time taken for intubation and the rise of rate-pressure product (RPP) with intubation...
May 2016: Anesthesia, Essays and Researches
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27171733/a-comparison-of-three-videolaryngoscopes-for-double-lumen-tubes-intubation-in-simulated-easy-and-difficult-airways-a-randomised-trial
#19
Mohamed R El Tahan, Abdulmohsen A Al-Ghamdi, Alaa Khidr, Ihab S Gaarour
BACKGROUND: The King VisionTM (KVL) and Airtraq® may reduce the time to double lumen tube (DLT) intubation compared with the GlideScope® and Macintosh in simulated easy and difficult airways. METHODS: Twenty-one consented staff anaesthesiologists who had limited prior experience in using videolaryngoscopes for DLT intubation were assigned randomly to insert a DLT using the Macintosh, GlideScope®, Airtraq® and KVL on easy and difficult airway simulators in a randomized crossover order...
May 12, 2016: Minerva Anestesiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27152428/comparing-the-intubation-performance-of-macintosh-and-airtraq-laryngoscopes
#20
Chao Sun, Fu-Shan Xue, Gao-Pu Liu
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology
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