Video Laryngoscope, New Intubation Device

NCT ID: NCT02095470


Title
Advanced Video Laryngoscope, a New Practical Intubation Device: Randomized Clinical Trial in 401 Patients
Purpose
new glidoscope was tested on 401 patients
Details
Four hundred and one patients who were scheduled for elective operation, were randomly assigned to be intubated by direct laryngoscopy using a Macintosh blade size 3rd (DL, n=196) or intubation using the video laryngoscope (VL, n=205). Prior to intubation all patients were given a similar regimen of induction of anesthesia. The patients were then intubated, using direct laryngoscopy or the VL, by a different anesthetist during which the larynx was inspected and given a laryngoscopy score. Time to intubate, failure rate, injuries, personnel pleasure and, aspiration rate were measured
Conditions
Elective Intubation
Keywords
Laryngoscopy, Equipment, Video Laryngoscope
Source
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Sponsors
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Education Development Center, Inc.
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
19 Mar 2014
URL
Official Link
Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of