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In the armamentarium of an anesthesiologist, videolaryngoscopy is a valuable addition to secure the airway. However, when the videolaryngoscope (VLS) offers no solution, few options remain. Earlier, we presented an intubation technique combining Macintosh blade VLS and Bonfils intubation endoscope (BIE) for a patient with a history of very difficult intubation. In the present study, we evaluated this technique to establish whether it is a valuable alternative.
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Name: Anesthesia and analgesia
First-pass success rates during intubation of infants in the emergency department have been shown to be low. Video laryngoscopy is being increasingly used during advanced airway management in the emer...
The C-MAC laryngoscope (C-MAC) is a videolaryngoscope that uses a modified Macintosh blade. Although several anecdotal reports exist, it remains unclear whether the C-MAC is superior to the Macintosh ...
Nasotracheal intubation (NTI) is a common practice in the oral and maxillofacial surgeries. A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to determine whether videolaryngoscopy (VL) compared wit...
In patients with an unstable cervical spine, maintenance of cervical immobilization during tracheal intubation is important. In McGrath videolaryngoscopic intubation, lifting of the blade to raise the...
As technology progresses, our clinical treatment options rise steadily. We are comfortable now with the handling of ready-to-use high-quality videolaryngoscopes and fiber optics, and there is increasi...
Airway management and tracheal intubation are routinely performed in paediatric anaesthesia and yet are associated with preventable adverse events. The D-blade of videolaryngoscope is pref...
In the presented study, our aim was to compare intubation conditions regarding the modified Cormack & Lehane score (CL) between the D-Blade® in indirect laryngoscopy or Macintosh blade in...
Abstract Background Successful tracheal intubation during general anesthesia requires a direct laryngoscope to retract the tongue and soft tissues of the mouth to achieve a line of sight f...
The primary objective is to evaluate a knewly developed blade (for intubating patients about to undergo surgery) and compare it to the traditional Macintosh blade
The primary purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of McGrath MAC videolaryngoscopy on the intubation time for orotracheal intubation in children with torticollis. The ...
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Techniques for administering artificial respiration without the need for INTRATRACHEAL INTUBATION.
Also called the shoulder blade, it is a flat triangular bone, a pair of which form the back part of the shoulder girdle.
A procedure involving placement of a tube into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to provide a patient with oxygen and anesthesia.
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...