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The choice of the size of the laryngeal mask (i-gel) is based on the weight. Even following the weight recommendations, it is quite common to choose a mask that is too big or too small, which leads to ventilation leaks (too small), or insertion failures (too big) and leads to a change of mask for bigger or smaller.
The i-gel are laryngeal masks (2nd generation) which consist of gel and have been designed by molding on larynx corpses. The masks are not inflatable (so not adaptable).
Patients with a deep voice probably need a larger laryngeal mask than their weight alone suggests.
The investigators propose to measure the lowest sound emitted by the patient because it would seem logical that the larger the larynx is, the more the voice is serious.
This hypothesis will be verified a posteriori by the size of the laryngeal mask used and adapted by comparing it to the range of the voice.
General anesthesia with laryngeal mask i-gel
Not yet recruiting
Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal Creteil
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-09T17:11:09-0400
Comparison of two different supraglottic airway devices i.e., the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway (PLMA) and Ambu AuraGain, a third generation laryngeal mask Airway.
This interventional double-blind, randomized trial has included120 children of American Society of Anesthesiologist (ASA) physical status I or II aged between 1and 8 years of either sex, s...
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To investigate whether laryngeal mask anesthesia had more favorable postoperative outcomes than double-lumen tube intubation anesthesia in uniportal thoracoscopic thymectomy.
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To determine factors affecting laryngeal preservation rate in laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer patientstreated with organ preservation.
The aim of this study was to compare the perioperative and postoperative respiratory complications between laryngeal mask (LM) airway and tracheal intubation (TI) in children undergoing percutaneous i...
The aim of our study was to determine any association between preservation of long latency response evoked by electrophysiological mapping of the caudal part of the pars opercularis (inferior frontal ...
A type of oropharyngeal airway that provides an alternative to endotracheal intubation and standard mask anesthesia in certain patients. It is introduced into the hypopharynx to form a seal around the larynx thus permitting spontaneous or positive pressure ventilation without penetration of the larynx or esophagus. It is used in place of a facemask in routine anesthesia. The advantages over standard mask anesthesia are better airway control, minimal anesthetic gas leakage, a secure airway during patient transport to the recovery area, and minimal postoperative problems.
Cancers or tumors of the LARYNX or any of its parts: the GLOTTIS; EPIGLOTTIS; LARYNGEAL CARTILAGES; LARYNGEAL MUSCLES; and VOCAL CORDS.
Branches of the vagus (tenth cranial) nerve. The recurrent laryngeal nerves originate more caudally than the superior laryngeal nerves and follow different paths on the right and left sides. They carry efferents to all muscles of the larynx except the cricothyroid and carry sensory and autonomic fibers to the laryngeal, pharyngeal, tracheal, and cardiac regions.
Branches of the VAGUS NERVE. The superior laryngeal nerves originate near the nodose ganglion and separate into external branches, which supply motor fibers to the cricothyroid muscles, and internal branches, which carry sensory fibers. The RECURRENT LARYNGEAL NERVE originates more caudally and carries efferents to all muscles of the larynx except the cricothyroid. The laryngeal nerves and their various branches also carry sensory and autonomic fibers to the laryngeal, pharyngeal, tracheal, and cardiac regions.
Abnormal accumulation of fluid in tissues of any part of the LARYNX, commonly associated with laryngeal injuries and allergic reactions.
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Anesthesia is the loss of feeling or sensation in all or part of the body. It may result from damage to nerves or can be induced by an anesthetist (a medical professional) using anesthetics such as thiopental or propofol or sevoflurane during a surgical ...