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New Intubation Method to Achieve Circulatory Stability and to Reduce Number of Intubation Attempts in Neonates

2019-09-19 03:56:42 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a randomized controlled pilot study investigating a new intubation method in newborn infants. In contrast to the conventional intubation method, in the new method the respirator is connected to the tube prior to insertion into the mouth (oral intubation) or into the nose (nasopharyngeal intubation). As a result, an oxygen flow is already administered via the tube during the intubation process. Heart rate, arterial oxygen saturation (SpO2) and cerebral tissue oxygenation (using near-infrared spectroscopy) are recorded in both the study and control groups during intubation.

Hypothesis

- The new intubation method is safe

- The new intubation method leads to a reduction in the number of intubation attempts

- The new intubation method leads to a reduction of desaturations and bradycardia during intubation

- In the long term, it could lead to a reduction in morbidity and mortality

Study Design

Conditions

Intubation; Difficult or Failed

Intervention

New intubation method, Conventional intubation method

Location

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz
Graz
Austria
8036

Status

Recruiting

Source

Medical University of Graz

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-19T03:56:42-0400

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