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The Effect of Intubation Method on Outcome of Cervical Spine Surgery

2014-08-27 03:41:01 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The specific aim of this study is to demonstrate that inserting a breathing tube using a standard laryngoscope with the patient fully anesthetized is a safe and effective means of securing the airway in a patient with cervical spine disk herniation or stenosis. The two groups compared are composed of those who are intubated with direct laryngoscopy and those who are intubated with a fiberoptic scope.

Study Design

Observational Model: Defined Population, Time Perspective: Longitudinal, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Cervical Pain

Intervention

cervical spine surgery

Status

Completed

Source

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:41:01-0400

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