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Florian J Raimann, Colleen E Cuca, Detlev Kern, Kai Zacharowski, Udo Rolle, Dirk Meininger, Christian F Weber, Christian Byhahn, Haitham Mutlak
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Video laryngoscopy has primarily been developed to assist in difficult airways. Using video laryngoscopy in pediatric airway management is an up-and-coming topic. The aim of the presented study was to compare the intubation conditions obtained when using the C-MAC video laryngoscope with Miller blades sizes 0 and 1 for standard direct laryngoscopy and indirect laryngoscopy in children weighing less than 10 kg. DESIGN: This was a prospective study...
October 2, 2017: Pediatric Emergency Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28590998/a-comparison-of-direct-laryngoscopy-and-videolaryngoscopy-for-endotracheal-intubation-by-inexperienced-users-a-pediatric-manikin-study
#2
Onur Balaban, Mumin Hakim, Hina Walia, Dmitry Tumin, Meredith Lind, Joseph D Tobias
OBJECTIVE: Direct laryngoscopy (DL) is the most common technique for endotracheal intubation, whereas videolaryngoscopy provides an indirect view of the glottis without the need to align the oral, pharyngeal, and tracheal axes. The current study compares videolaryngoscopy with DL among experienced and inexperienced users for endotracheal intubation using a pediatric manikin. METHODS: Participants performed DL using Miller and Macintosh laryngoscopes and videolaryngoscopy using CMAC and GlideScope devices on a manikin (SimBaby; Laerdel, Wappingers Falls, NY)...
June 6, 2017: Pediatric Emergency Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28584350/a-randomised-comparative-study-of-miller-laryngoscope-blade-versus-oxiport-%C3%A2-miller-laryngoscope-blade-for-neonatal-and-infant-intubations
#3
Raylene Dias, Nandini Dave, Rachana Chhabria, Harick Shah, Madhu Garasia
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Neonates and infants are prone to oxygen desaturation during the induction of general anaesthesia. Pharyngeal oxygen insufflation has been shown to delay the onset of desaturation and hypoxaemia during apnoea. We tested the hypothesis that deep laryngeal oxygenation with Oxiport(®) Miller blade would delay the onset of desaturation compared to laryngoscopy without supplemental oxygen (Miller blade). METHODS: One hundred neonates and infants undergoing general anaesthesia with endotracheal intubation for surgery were recruited and randomly assigned to one of the two groups: Miller or Oxiport group (laryngoscopy performed with Miller or Oxiport(®) blade, respectively)...
May 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28549081/randomized-equivalence-trial-of-the-king-vision-ablade-videolaryngoscope-with-the-miller-direct-laryngoscope-for-routine-tracheal-intubation-in-children-2%C3%A2-yr-of-age
#4
N Jagannathan, J Hajduk, L Sohn, A Huang, A Sawardekar, B Albers, S Bienia, G S De Oliveira
Background.: We conducted a randomized equivalence trial to compare direct laryngoscopy using a Miller blade (DL) with the King Vision videolaryngoscope (KVL) for routine tracheal intubation. We hypothesized that tracheal intubation times with DL would be equivalent to the KVL in children <2 yr of age. Methods.: Two hundred children were randomly assigned to tracheal intubation using DL or KVL. The primary outcome was the median difference in the total time for successful tracheal intubation...
June 1, 2017: British Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28515521/comparative-evaluation-of-airtraq%C3%A2-optical-laryngoscope-and-miller-s-blade-in-paediatric-patients-undergoing-elective-surgery-requiring-tracheal-intubation-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#5
Bikramjit Das, Arijit Samanta, Subhro Mitra, Shahin Nikhat Jamil
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The Airtraq™ optical laryngoscope is the only marketed videolaryngoscope for paediatric patients besides the fibre-optic bronchoscope. We hypothesized that intubation would be easier with Airtraq™ compared to Miller blade. Hence, we compared Airtraq™ with the Miller laryngoscope as intubation devices in paediatric patients. METHODS: This prospective, randomized study was conducted in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Sixty children belonging to American Society of Anesthesiologists' Grade I-II, aged 2-10 years, posted for routine surgery requiring tracheal intubation were randomly allocated to undergo intubation using a Miller (n = 30) or Airtraq™ (n = 30) laryngoscope...
April 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28321993/metatropic-dysplasia-a-skeletal-dysplasia-with-challenging-airway-and-other-anesthetic-concerns
#6
Mary C Theroux, Martha Lopez, Patricia J Olszewsky, Sabina DiCindio, Lynda Arai, Colleen Ditro, Michael B Bober, Olubukola Opeyemi Olla, Tetsu Uejima, David W West, William G Mackenzie
BACKGROUND: Metatropic dysplasia is a rare form of skeletal dysplasia requiring multiple anesthetics for surgical and imaging procedures, most of which are orthopedic procedures. We provide centralized care to patients with skeletal dysplasia at our tertiary care pediatric hospital, and we were able to collect the largest number of metatropic dysplasia patients reported to date. AIM: The aim of this retrospective study was to describe and characterize the anesthetic difficulties in this high-risk population...
June 2017: Paediatric Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28211651/role-of-a-miller-blade-in-retromolar-intubation
#7
Hiroyuki Kinoshita
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: Minerva Anestesiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28094479/retromolar-laryngoscopy-a-randomised-cross-over-vocal-cords-visualisation-study
#8
Christian Reiterer, Barbara Waltl, Barbara Kabon, Wolfgang Schramm
BACKGROUND: Vocal cords visualisation is a major determinant for successful tracheal intubation. The aim of our study was to compare vocal cord visualisation by using conventional direct laryngoscopy with retromolar direct laryngoscopy in patients with an existing retromolar gap at the right mandible. METHODS: We enrolled 100 adults needing endotracheal intubation for elective surgery. In each patient the vocal cords were visualised and scored according to Cormack & Lehane with a Macintosh blade #3 for conventional technique and with a Miller blade #4 for the retromolar technique in a randomised sequence...
January 17, 2017: Minerva Anestesiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27604503/motion-correction-for-functional-mri-with-three-dimensional-hybrid-radial-cartesian-epi
#9
Nadine N Graedel, Jennifer A McNab, Mark Chiew, Karla L Miller
PURPOSE: Subject motion is a major source of image degradation for functional MRI (fMRI), especially when using multishot sequences like three-dimensional (3D EPI). We present a hybrid radial-Cartesian 3D EPI trajectory enabling motion correction in k-space for functional MRI. METHODS: The EPI "blades" of the 3D hybrid radial-Cartesian EPI sequence, called TURBINE, are rotated about the phase-encoding axis to fill out a cylinder in 3D k-space. Angular blades are acquired over time using a golden-angle rotation increment, allowing reconstruction at flexible temporal resolution...
August 2017: Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: Official Journal of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27599477/use-of-a-macintosh-blade-in-extrahepatic-portal-vein-obstruction-with-difficult-intubation-two-case-reports
#10
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/27555135/airway-risk-factors-for-the-miller-laryngoscope-blade
#11
William B Landry, Bobby D Nossaman
STUDY OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to analyze previously reported airway risk factors in the performance of Miller laryngoscopy and orotracheal intubation. DESIGN: Prospective, observational study. SETTING: Operating rooms. PATIENTS: A total of 978 American Society of Anesthesiologists I-III adults requiring general orotracheal anesthesia for elective surgery. INTERVENTIONS: None. MEASUREMENTS: Nine previously reported airway risk factors used in predicting difficult laryngoscopy, modified McCormack-Lehane views observed during initial unaided Miller blade laryngoscopy, and number of attempts or need for alternate airway tools to facilitate orotracheal intubation...
September 2016: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27298389/survey-on-the-current-state-of-endotracheal-intubation-among-the-critically-ill-hemair-investigators
#12
Mohamed O Seisa, Venkatesh Gondhi, Onur Demirci, Daniel A Diedrich, Rahul Kashyap, Nathan J Smischney
OBJECTIVES: In the last decade, the practice of intubation in the intensive care unit (ICU) has evolved. To further examine the current intubation practice in the ICU, we administered a survey to critical care physicians. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey study design. SETTING: Thirty-two academic/nonacademic centers nationally and internationally. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: The survey was developed among a core group of physicians with the assistance of the Survey Research Center at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota...
June 13, 2016: Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27293429/comparison-of-the-success-of-two-techniques-for-the-endotracheal-intubation-with-c-mac-video-laryngoscope-miller-blade-in-children-a-prospective-randomized-study
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Renu Sinha, Ankur Sharma, Bikash Ranjan Ray, Ravinder Kumar Pandey, Vanlalnghka Darlong, Jyotsna Punj, Chandralekha Chandralekha, Ashish Datt Upadhyay
Background. Ease of endotracheal intubation with C-MAC video laryngoscope (VLS) with Miller blades 0 and 1 has not been evaluated in children. Methods. Sixty children weighing 3-15 kg with normal airway were randomly divided into two groups. Intubation was done with C-MAC VLS Miller blade using either nonstyletted endotracheal tube (ETT) (group WS) or styletted ETT (group S). The time for intubation and total procedure, intubation attempts, failed intubation, blade repositioning or external laryngeal maneuver, and complications were recorded...
2016: Anesthesiology Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27111982/a-case-of-freeman-sheldon-syndrome-anesthetic-challenges
#14
Thomas Hamilton, Madhankumar Sathyamoorthy
UNLABELLED: Patients with Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome (FSS) often need multiple surgical procedures. We present a case of FSS and discuss the anesthetic challenges associated with the case. CASE PRESENTATION: A 10-week-old female with FSS presented for elective Nissen fundoplication and gastrostomy tube insertion. She had a history of difficult intubation at birth. General anesthesia with inhalational anesthetic and spontaneous respirations technique was used. Fiber optic bronchoscope (FOB)-assisted nasal intubation was successful after failed attempts with a Miller blade, GlideScope, and intubation through a laryngeal mask airway (LMA)...
January 2016: Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27083381/a-comparison-of-the-truview-pcd-and-the-glidescope-cobalt-avl-video-laryngoscopes-to-the-miller-blade-for-successfully-intubating-manikins-simulating-normal-and-difficult-pediatric-airways
#15
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Helena K Hippard, Govindan Kalyani, Olutoyin A Olutoye, David G Mann, Mehernoor F Watcha
BACKGROUND: Video-laryngoscopes provide better glottic visualization, but tracheal intubation times are longer, compared to conventional direct laryngoscopy in adult patients with normal airways. The objective of this randomized crossover study was to compare times to successful tracheal intubation with video-laryngoscope and direct laryngoscopy in manikins simulating infants with normal and abnormal airways. METHODS: Thirty experienced pediatric anesthesia practitioners performed tracheal intubation in three distinct manikins simulating infants with (i) a normal airway (ii), an anterior larynx, and (iii) the Pierre Robin sequence anatomy...
June 2016: Paediatric Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26685066/a-comparison-of-the-miller-laryngoscope-versus-the-prototype-neonatal-offset-blade-laryngoscope-in-a-manikin
#16
COMPARATIVE STUDY
S M Doreswamy, C Fusch, R Selvaganapathy, H Matharoo, S Shivananda
Laryngoscope blades used to intubate newborn babies are relatively bulky and frequently exert high pressure on the upper jaw. We tested a prototype neonatal offset-blade laryngoscope (NOBL) developed to overcome these limitations. Our aims were to compare the pressure on the upper jaw exerted by a size 0 Miller laryngoscope and the NOBL on a neonatal manikin, as well as the time taken to intubate the trachea and the area of view of the larynx. Twenty healthcare professionals with more than five years of experience in neonatal intensive care took part; the findings were assessed using pressure-sensitive film and photographs...
March 2016: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26523552/tenderness-assessments-of-top-loin-steaks-from-retail-markets-in-four-u-s-cities
#17
M W Igo, A N Arnold, R K Miller, K B Gehring, L N Mehall, C L Lorenzen, R J Delmore, D R Woerner, B E Wasser, J W Savell
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the tenderness of beef loin steaks from retail markets in 4 U.S. cities. Beef top loin steaks ( = 1,613) were obtained for Warner-Bratzler shear force (WBSF), slice shear force (SSF), and consumer sensory determinations. Personnel at 4 universities (California Polytechnic State University, Colorado State University, University of Missouri, and Texas A&M University) conducted the study over a 12-mo period. Enhanced/blade-tenderized top loin steaks had the lowest ( < 0...
October 2015: Journal of Animal Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26468891/using-video-recorded-laryngoscopy-to-evaluate-laryngoscopic-blade-approach-and-adverse-events-in-children
#18
Israel Green-Hopkins, Heidi Werner, Michael C Monuteaux, Joshua Nagler
OBJECTIVES: Using recordings of endotracheal intubation attempts obtained with a video-enabled laryngoscope with Miller and Macintosh blades, the authors sought to evaluate the association between laryngoscopic approach (right-sided vs. midline) and intubation success, as well as adverse event rates in the pediatric emergency department (ED). METHODS: This was a retrospective cohort study of children younger than 21 years who underwent endotracheal intubation with a C-MAC video laryngoscope in a tertiary care ED between August 2009 and May 2013...
November 2015: Academic Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26277231/does-the-incidence-of-sore-throat-postoperatively-increase-with-the-use-of-a-traditional-intubation-blade-or-the-glidescope
#19
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Dennis J Cirilla, Jason Ngo, Vadim Vaisman, Caroline Daly, Ashar Ata, Michael Sandison, Kevin Roberts
STUDY OBJECTIVE: The GlideScope video-guided laryngoscope is an alternative standard of care for rescue laryngoscopies when direct laryngoscopy is unsuccessful. During postoperative checks by an anesthesiologist, it was noticed that patients who reported sore throat often required GlideScope laryngoscopy. Consequently, it is difficult to determine whether postoperative sore throats are caused by irritation inflicted by multiple laryngoscopic attempts or the actual utilization of the GlideScope itself...
December 2015: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25994245/comparison-of-coopdech%C3%A2-copilot%C3%A2-intubrite%C3%A2-and-macintosh-laryngoscopes-for-tracheal-intubation-during-pediatric-cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-a-randomized-controlled-crossover-simulation-trial
#20
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Łukasz Szarpak, Łukasz Czyżewski, Zenon Truszewski, Andrzej Kurowski, Tomasz Gaszyński
UNLABELLED: The aim of the study was to compare the intubation times and success rates of various laryngoscopes during resuscitation in pediatric emergency intubation with uninterrupted chest compression on a standardized pediatric manikin model. This was a randomized crossover study with 107 paramedic participants. We compared times to successful intubation, intubation success rates, and glottic visibility using a Cormack-Lehane grade for Macintosh, Intubrite®, Coopdech®, and Copilot® laryngoscopes...
November 2015: European Journal of Pediatrics
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