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Zenon Truszewski, Paweł Krajewski, Marcin Fudalej, Jacek Smereka, Michael Frass, Oliver Robak, Bianka Nguyen, Kurt Ruetzler, Lukasz Szarpak
BACKGROUND: Airway management is a crucial skill essential to paramedics and personnel working in Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Departments: Lack of practice, a difficult airway, or a trauma situation may limit the ability of paramedics to perform direct laryngoscopy during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Videoscope devices are alternatives for airway management in these situations. The ETView VivaSight SL (ETView; ETView Ltd., Misgav, Israel) is a new, single-lumen airway tube with an integrated high-resolution imaging camera...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
Ayten Saracoglu, Kemal T Saracoglu
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the available data describing the use of single and double lumen VivaSight tubes. DESIGN: Systematic review. SETTING: The use of VivaSight tubes for elective surgeries including advantages, disadvantages, and possible complications. PATIENTS: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials from databases including Medline, Web of Knowledge, Google Scholar, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
Erik M Koopman, Sten Scholtens, Johannes M Huitink
INTRODUCTION: Pre-hospital airway management is complex and complications occur frequently. Guidelines advice using waveform capnography to confirm correct tube position, but in the emergency setting this is not universally available. Continuous visualization of the airway with a video tube (VivaSight SL™) could serve as an alternative confirmation method, provided that airway structures are properly recognized. With this study we wanted to investigate whether airway management practitioners were able to recognize anatomical structures both in a circulated and in a non-circulated airway...
July 2016: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
Caroline Dean, Dragos Dragnea, Sibtain Anwar, Cheng Ong
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April 2016: European Journal of Anaesthesiology
Julien Massot, Virginie Dumand-Nizard, Marc Fischler, Morgan Le Guen
OBJECTIVES: VivaSight-DL (DLT-ETView) is a single-use double-lumen tube (DLT) with an integrated camera visualizing the carina continuously, which could reduce the need for a routine fiberoptic bronchoscopy. The objective of this study was to evaluate its rate of correct positioning. DESIGN: A prospective, observational study. SETTING: A university hospital. PARTICIPANTS: 170 patients undergoing a thoracic surgical procedure...
December 2015: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
D Levy-Faber, Y Malyanker, R-R Nir, L A Best, M Barak
The efficiency of a double-lumen tube depends on its position in the airways, which can be verified by fibreoptic bronchoscopy. The VivaSight DL is a single-use double-lumen tube with a camera embedded in the tube's right side. The view from the camera appears continuously on a monitor. In this prospective study of 71 adult patients, we compared intubation times using either the VivaSight DL or a conventional double-lumen tube. Median (IQR [range]) duration of intubation with visual confirmation of tube position was significantly reduced using the VivaSight DL compared with the conventional double-lumen tube (51 (42-60 [35-118]) s vs 264 (233-325 [160-490]) s, respectively, p < 0...
November 2015: Anaesthesia
Andrzej Kurowski, Lukasz Szarpak, Zenon Truszewski, Lukasz Czyzewski
UNLABELLED: The aim of this study was to assess the performance of the ETView VivaSight SL (ETView) single-lumen airway tube with an integrated high-resolution imaging camera in a manikin-simulated cardiopulmonary resuscitation scenario with and without chest compression. This was a randomized crossover manikin trial. Following a brief training session, 107 volunteer novice physicians who were inexperienced with airway management attempted to intubate a manikin using a Macintosh laryngoscope (MAC) and an ETView, with and without chest compressions...
May 2015: Medicine (Baltimore)
E M Koopman, M Barak, E Weber, M J A Valk, R T I de Schepper, R A Bouwman, J M Huitink
The VivaSight-DL(™) is a new single-use double-lumen endobronchial tube with an integrated camera. We studied this device in 151 consecutive patients scheduled for elective thoracic surgery in four different hospitals. Endobronchial intubation was successful in 148 patients (98%) (95% CI 94-99%). Median (IQR [range]) endobronchial intubation time was 59 (47-82 [17-932]) s and lung isolation was successfully achieved in 147 (99%) patients (95% CI 96-99%). A fibreoptic bronchoscope was required to assist endobronchial tube placement in 19 (13%) patients (95% CI 8-19%)...
August 2015: Anaesthesia
Rolf Schuepbach, Bastian Grande, Giovanni Camen, Alexander R Schmidt, Henrik Fischer, Daniel I Sessler, Burkhardt Seifert, Donat R Spahn, Kurt Ruetzler
INTRODUCTION: Double-lumen endotracheal tubes (DLTs), which are commonly used for single-lung ventilation during surgery, are difficult to insert. In addition, they often move during surgical lung manipulation which can cause life-threatening complications. Flexible bronchoscopy is used routinely to establish and confirm proper DLT placement. The newly designed VivaSight DLT has an integrated camera, allowing continuous visualization of its position in the trachea. We hypothesized that the time to intubation using the VivaSight DLT would be faster than with a conventional DLT...
July 2015: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal Canadien D'anesthésie
Michal Barak, Ahmad Assalia, Ahmad Mahajna, Bishara Bishara, Alexander Braginski, Yoram Kluger
BACKGROUND: The population of obese patients is progressively growing and bariatric operations are becoming increasingly common. Morbidly obese patients require special anesthetic care and are often considered to be difficult to ventilate and intubate. The VivaSight™ Single Lumen tube is an endotracheal tube with a camera embedded in its tip. The view from the tip appears continuously on a monitor in the anesthesiologist's vicinity. The aim of this study was to assess the VivaSight™ in comparison with conventional endotracheal tube as an aid in the intubation and surveillance of tube position during surgery of obese patients...
2014: BMC Anesthesiology
Luis A Gaitini, Boris Yanovski, Somri Mustafa, Carin A Hagberg, Pedro Charco Mora, Sonia J Vaida
BACKGROUND: The VivaSight Single Lumen™ (SL) is new endotracheal tube with a video camera and a light source in the tip allowing continuous visual observation of the airway. In this study, we checked the feasibility of endotracheal intubation with a VivaSight-SL through the Fastrach Laryngeal Mask Airway(®) (FT-LMA). METHODS: We studied 50 patients with normal airways, scheduled for elective surgery during general anesthesia requiring endotracheal intubation...
March 2013: Anesthesia and Analgesia
J M Huitink, E M Koopman, R A Bouwman, A Craenen, M Verwoert, R Krage, I E Visser, M Erwteman, D van Groeningen, R Tijink, A Schauer
We studied tracheal intubation in manikins and patients with a camera embedded in the tip of the tracheal tube (Vivasight(™) ). Four people in two teams and two individuals attempted intubation of a manikin through an i-gel(™) 10 times each. The tracheas of 12 patients with a Mallampati grade of 1 were intubated with a Vivasight tracheal tube through a Berman airway, passed over a Frova(™) introducer. All 60 manikin intubations were successful, taking a mean (SD) time of 1.4 (0.5) s. The fastest intubation was performed in 0...
January 2013: Anaesthesia
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