laryngoscopes

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Summary: Endoscopes for examining the interior of the larynx.

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  1. ncbi An evaluation of the TruView EVO2 laryngoscope
    J B Li
    Department of Anaesthesia, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
    Anaesthesia 62:940-3. 2007
  2. ncbi The Pentax-AWS((R)) rigid indirect video laryngoscope: clinical assessment of performance in 320 cases
    A Suzuki
    Department of Anesthesiology and CCM, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    Anaesthesia 63:641-7. 2008
  3. ncbi The GlideScope Video Laryngoscope: randomized clinical trial in 200 patients
    D A Sun
    Department of Anesthesia, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Br J Anaesth 94:381-4. 2005
  4. ncbi Randomized controlled trial comparing the McGrath videolaryngoscope with the C-MAC videolaryngoscope in intubating adult patients with potential difficult airways
    I Ng
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 109:439-43. 2012
  5. ncbi Comparative effectiveness of the C-MAC video laryngoscope versus direct laryngoscopy in the setting of the predicted difficult airway
    Michael F Aziz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Anesthesiology 116:629-36. 2012
  6. ncbi First clinical evaluation of the C-MAC D-Blade videolaryngoscope during routine and difficult intubation
    Erol Cavus
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Schwanenweg 21, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Anesth Analg 112:382-5. 2011
  7. ncbi Tracheal intubation using the mobile C-MAC video laryngoscope or direct laryngoscopy for patients with a simulated difficult airway
    C Byhahn
    Clinic of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, J W Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Minerva Anestesiol 76:577-83. 2010
  8. ncbi Routine clinical practice effectiveness of the Glidescope in difficult airway management: an analysis of 2,004 Glidescope intubations, complications, and failures from two institutions
    Michael F Aziz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Anesthesiology 114:34-41. 2011
  9. ncbi Tracheal intubation of morbidly obese patients: a randomized trial comparing performance of Macintosh and Airtraq laryngoscopes
    S K Ndoko
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Department, Jean Verdier Public University Hospital of Paris APHP, 93143 Bondy, France
    Br J Anaesth 100:263-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Learning curves of the Airtraq and the Macintosh laryngoscopes for tracheal intubation by novice laryngoscopists: a clinical study
    Pierangelo Di Marco
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Renzo da Ceri, 87 00176 Rome, Italy
    Anesth Analg 112:122-5. 2011

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  1. ncbi An evaluation of the TruView EVO2 laryngoscope
    J B Li
    Department of Anaesthesia, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
    Anaesthesia 62:940-3. 2007
    ..prior to laryngoscopy was significantly related to the view of the glottis during laryngoscopy for both laryngoscopes. The view of the larynx was better with the TruView EVO2 laryngoscope than with the Macintosh laryngoscope in ..
  2. ncbi The Pentax-AWS((R)) rigid indirect video laryngoscope: clinical assessment of performance in 320 cases
    A Suzuki
    Department of Anesthesiology and CCM, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    Anaesthesia 63:641-7. 2008
    ..It can be useful in routine anesthesia care and may be advantageous in the situation of unanticipated difficult intubation...
  3. ncbi The GlideScope Video Laryngoscope: randomized clinical trial in 200 patients
    D A Sun
    Department of Anesthesia, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Br J Anaesth 94:381-4. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the use of the GlideScope in comparison with direct laryngoscopy for elective surgical patients requiring tracheal intubation...
  4. ncbi Randomized controlled trial comparing the McGrath videolaryngoscope with the C-MAC videolaryngoscope in intubating adult patients with potential difficult airways
    I Ng
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 109:439-43. 2012
    ..This randomized controlled study aims to compare the use of the McGrath videolaryngoscope with the C-MAC videolaryngoscope in adult patients with potential difficult airways...
  5. ncbi Comparative effectiveness of the C-MAC video laryngoscope versus direct laryngoscopy in the setting of the predicted difficult airway
    Michael F Aziz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Anesthesiology 116:629-36. 2012
    ..This study compared success rates for tracheal intubation with the C-MAC® video laryngoscope (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) with conventional direct laryngoscopy in patients with predicted difficult airway...
  6. ncbi First clinical evaluation of the C-MAC D-Blade videolaryngoscope during routine and difficult intubation
    Erol Cavus
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Schwanenweg 21, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Anesth Analg 112:382-5. 2011
    ..In all 35 patients, with the D-Blade no direct view of the glottis was possible and subsequently a semiflexible tube guide was required...
  7. ncbi Tracheal intubation using the mobile C-MAC video laryngoscope or direct laryngoscopy for patients with a simulated difficult airway
    C Byhahn
    Clinic of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, J W Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Minerva Anestesiol 76:577-83. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi Routine clinical practice effectiveness of the Glidescope in difficult airway management: an analysis of 2,004 Glidescope intubations, complications, and failures from two institutions
    Michael F Aziz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Anesthesiology 114:34-41. 2011
    ..The Glidescope video laryngoscope has been shown to be a useful tool to improve laryngeal view. However, its role in the daily routine of airway management remains poorly characterized...
  9. ncbi Tracheal intubation of morbidly obese patients: a randomized trial comparing performance of Macintosh and Airtraq laryngoscopes
    S K Ndoko
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Department, Jean Verdier Public University Hospital of Paris APHP, 93143 Bondy, France
    Br J Anaesth 100:263-8. 2008
    ..We compared tracheal intubation performance of standard Macintosh laryngoscope with the Airtraq laryngoscope in morbidly obese patients...
  10. ncbi Learning curves of the Airtraq and the Macintosh laryngoscopes for tracheal intubation by novice laryngoscopists: a clinical study
    Pierangelo Di Marco
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Renzo da Ceri, 87 00176 Rome, Italy
    Anesth Analg 112:122-5. 2011
    ..Several studies compared the use of Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes in simulated intubation scenarios on manikins...
  11. ncbi Paramedic laryngoscopy in the simulated difficult airway: comparison of the Venner A.P. Advance and GlideScope Ranger video laryngoscopes
    Angus G Butchart
    Department of Anaesthesia, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King s Lynn, UK
    Acad Emerg Med 18:692-8. 2011
    This study assesses intubation times and potential trauma with two new portable video laryngoscopes, the GlideScope Ranger (GSR) and the Venner A.P. Advance (APA), in a simulated difficult prehospital airway...
  12. ncbi Comparison of the Glidescope and Airtraq optical laryngoscopes in patients undergoing direct microlaryngoscopy
    M Lange
    Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Anaesthesia 64:323-8. 2009
    Optical laryngoscopes have been developed to facilitate difficult airway management. The Airtraq is a single-use device and the GlideScope is reusable...
  13. ncbi Tracheal intubation using Macintosh and 2 video laryngoscopes with and without chest compressions
    Young Min Kim
    Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Emerg Med 29:682-6. 2011
    The aim of the study was to compare the time taken for intubation (TTI) using the Macintosh and 2 video laryngoscopes (VLs) (GlideScope [GVL]; Saturn Biomedical System, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, and Airway Scope [AWS]; Pentax, ..
  14. ncbi A comparison of the GlideScope with the Macintosh laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in patients with simulated difficult airway
    Y Lim
    Department of Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesth Intensive Care 33:243-7. 2005
    ..The GlideScope may be a good alternative for managing the difficult airway but clinical trials evaluating its use on patients with an actual difficult airway are needed...
  15. ncbi Pentax-AWS, a new videolaryngoscope, is more effective than the Macintosh laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in patients with restricted neck movements: a randomized comparative study
    Y Enomoto
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo Medical University, Koshigaya City, Saitama, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 100:544-8. 2008
    ..We studied whether laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation were easier when using the Pentax-AWS (Tokyo, Japan), a new videolaryngoscope, than when applying the Macintosh laryngoscope, during manual in-line neck stabilization...
  16. ncbi Tracheal intubation in patients with cervical spine immobilization: a comparison of the Airwayscope, LMA CTrach, and the Macintosh laryngoscopes
    M A Malik
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Anaesth 102:654-61. 2009
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  17. ncbi Comparison of the performance of four laryngoscopes in a high-fidelity simulator using normal and difficult airway
    L Powell
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
    Br J Anaesth 103:755-60. 2009
    Novel laryngoscopes may demonstrate advantages over the traditional Macintosh laryngoscope for difficult airways...
  18. ncbi Evaluation of the GlideScope for tracheal intubation in patients with cervical spine immobilisation by a semi-rigid collar
    I Bathory
    Anaesthesiology Department, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Anaesthesia 64:1337-41. 2009
    ..0001), reaching grade 2a in most patients. Tracheal intubation in patients wearing a semi-rigid collar and having their head taped to the trolley is possible with the help of the GlideScope...
  19. ncbi Comparison of the Truview PCD™ and the GlideScope(®) video laryngoscopes with direct laryngoscopy in pediatric patients: a randomized trial
    Ricardo Riveros
    Department of Pediatric Anesthesia, Cleveland Clinic Children s Hospital, P21, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Can J Anaesth 60:450-7. 2013
    ..We therefore tested our joint primary hypothesis that the GlideScope and the Truview PCD video laryngoscopes provide superior visualization to direct laryngoscopy and are non-inferior regarding time to intubation.
  20. pmc Comparison of the Glidescope and Pentax AWS laryngoscopes to the Macintosh laryngoscope for use by advanced paramedics in easy and simulated difficult intubation
    Sajid Nasim
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Emerg Med 9:9. 2009
    ..Novel indirect laryngoscopes, such as the Glidescope and the AWS laryngoscopes may reduce this risk.
  21. ncbi Comparison of different video laryngoscopes for emergency intubation in a standardized airway manikin with immobilized cervical spine by experienced anaesthetists. A randomized, controlled crossover trial
    Wolfgang A Wetsch
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Cologne, Kerpener Str 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Resuscitation 83:740-5. 2012
    The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether different video laryngoscopes (VLs) facilitate endotracheal intubation (ETI) faster or more secure than conventional laryngoscopy in a manikin with immobilized cervical spine.
  22. ncbi A paramedic study comparing the use of the Airtraq, Airway Scope and Macintosh laryngoscopes in simulated prehospital airway scenarios
    A R Lewis
    Department of Anaesthesia, Cardiff University Health Board, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Anaesthesia 65:1187-93. 2010
    In a randomised, cross-over study, we compared the use of the Airtraq , Airway Scope and Macintosh laryngoscopes by paramedics for tracheal intubation in three simulated prehospital scenarios...
  23. ncbi Success rates and endotracheal tube insertion times of experienced emergency physicians using five video laryngoscopes: a randomised trial in a simulated trapped car accident victim
    Wolfgang A Wetsch
    From the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 28:849-58. 2011
    No randomised controlled trial has yet compared different video laryngoscopes in respect of the success rates and the time taken to achieve endotracheal intubation in trapped car accident victims.
  24. ncbi Comparison of video laryngoscopes with direct laryngoscopy for tracheal intubation: a meta-analysis of randomised trials
    Yung Cheng Su
    Emergency Department, Buddhist Tzu Chi Dalin General Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 28:788-95. 2011
    Video laryngoscopes have been introduced in recent years as an alternative choice to facilitate tracheal intubation. We conducted a meta-analysis to assess their value when compared with direct laryngoscopy.
  25. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of the A.P. Advance, McGrath, and Macintosh laryngoscopes in normal and difficult intubation scenarios: a manikin study
    E Burdett
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College London Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU, UK
    Br J Anaesth 107:983-8. 2011
    ..P. Advance™ (APA) videolaryngoscopes with a Macintosh laryngoscope by studying the performance of experienced anaesthetists using manikins in normal and difficult airway scenarios...
  26. ncbi Easy and difficult nasal intubation--a randomised comparison of Macintosh vs Airtraq® laryngoscopes
    G St Mont
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Anaesthesia 67:132-8. 2012
    ..01) and the number of optimising manoeuvres was reduced with the nasotracheal Airtraq compared with the Macintosh, respectively. For difficult nasal intubations, the nasotracheal Airtraq is more effective than the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  27. ncbi Determination of the utility of the Intubation Difficulty Scale for use with indirect laryngoscopes
    J McElwain
    Department of Anaesthesia, Clinical Sciences Institute and HRB Clinical Research Facility PhD student, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics and HRB Clinical Research Facility, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 66:1127-33. 2011
    ..of this study was to determine whether the Intubation Difficulty Scale is meaningful when used with indirect laryngoscopes. Data were analysed from previously published clinical trials from our group that compared the indirect ..
  28. ncbi Clinical uses of the Bonfils Retromolar Intubation Fiberscope: a review
    Sze Ying Thong
    Department of Anaesthesia, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Anesth Analg 115:855-66. 2012
    ..Time to intubation is inferior to conventional laryngoscopy, and its expense may be an issue in some centers. In conclusion, the Bonfils is an effective tool for management of the difficult airway after initial training...
  29. ncbi A clinical comparison of the Flexiblade and Macintosh laryngoscopes for laryngeal exposure in anesthetized adults
    Rochelle W W Cheung
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Anesth Analg 102:626-30. 2006
    ..We conclude that the Flexiblade, after lever activation, is significantly better than the Macintosh laryngoscope for laryngeal visualization in paralyzed adults (P < 0.0001)...
  30. ncbi Video-laryngoscopes in the adult airway management: a topical review of the literature
    P Niforopoulou
    Department of Anatomy, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 54:1050-61. 2010
    The aim of the present paper is to review the literature regarding video-laryngoscopes (Storz V-Mac and C-Mac, Glidescope, McGrath, Pentax-Airway Scope, Airtraq and Bullard) and discuss their clinical role in airway management...
  31. ncbi Pediatric laryngoscopes and intubation aids old and new
    Jane S Doherty
    Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:30-7. 2009
    ..Children were rarely intubated before 1940 though the subsequent 30 years saw a proliferation of pediatric laryngoscopes in part driven by the developments in pediatric anesthesia and surgery, manufacturing techniques and materials ..
  32. ncbi Cardiovascular responses to endotracheal intubation with the Bullard and the Macintosh laryngoscopes
    Kazukuni Araki
    Can J Anaesth 49:526. 2002
  33. ncbi Comparison of the C-MAC®, Airtraq®, and Macintosh laryngoscopes in patients undergoing tracheal intubation with cervical spine immobilization
    J McElwain
    Department of Anaesthesia, Clinical Sciences Institute, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Anaesth 107:258-64. 2011
    We aimed at comparing the performance of the C-MAC®, Airtraq®, and Macintosh laryngoscopes when performing tracheal intubation in patients undergoing neck immobilization using manual inline axial cervical spine stabilization.
  34. ncbi A quantitative review and meta-analysis of performance of non-standard laryngoscopes and rigid fibreoptic intubation aids
    R Mihai
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK
    Anaesthesia 63:745-60. 2008
    ..Multicentre collaborations are likely to be needed studying known difficult patients or creating databases reporting the success/failure rate of these devices...
  35. ncbi Comparing the performance of traditional direct laryngoscope with three indirect laryngoscopes: A prospective manikin study in normal and difficult airway scenarios
    Jiann Ruey Ong
    Emergency Department, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Emerg Med Australas 23:606-14. 2011
    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the performance of three indirect laryngoscopes, Truview EVO2 laryngoscope, Clarus Levitan fiberoptic stylet and AirwayScope AWS, in comparison with direct Macintosh laryngoscope (ML) when ..
  36. ncbi [Nasotracheal intubation using GlideScope videolaryngoscope or Macintosh laryngoscope by novice laryngoscopists]
    Mami Shimada
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke 329 0498
    Masui 59:1318-20. 2010
    ..We compared the performance of GlideScope videolaryngoscope with that of the conventional Macintosh laryngoscope for nasotracheal intubation by non-anesthesia residents...
  37. ncbi Comparison of Macintosh, Truview EVO2, Glidescope, and Airwayscope laryngoscope use in patients with cervical spine immobilization
    M A Malik
    Department of Anaesthesia, Clinical Sciences Institute, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Anaesth 101:723-30. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi A comparison between the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes for routine airway management by experienced anesthesiologists: a randomized clinical trial
    Omiros Chalkeidis
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, 424 Teaching Military Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 48:15-20. 2010
    ..The Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope is a new type of laryngoscope that provides a direct view of the glottis without alignment of the mouth, pharynx and trachea. Data show that it has advantages over the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  39. ncbi Management of the predicted difficult airway: a comparison of conventional blade laryngoscopy with video-assisted blade laryngoscopy and the GlideScope
    Götz Serocki
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein UKSH, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 27:24-30. 2010
    We investigated whether the use of two different video laryngoscopes [direct-coupled interface (DCI) video laryngoscope and GlideScope] may improve laryngoscopic view and intubation success compared with the conventional direct Macintosh ..
  40. ncbi Case series: the McGrath videolaryngoscope--an initial clinical evaluation
    Ben Shippey
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, Scotland
    Can J Anaesth 54:307-13. 2007
    ..To document tracheal intubation success rates and airway instrumentation times using the newly designed McGrath videolaryngoscope...
  41. ncbi Three-dimensional cervical spine movement during intubation using the Macintosh and Bullard laryngoscopes, the bonfils fibrescope and the intubating laryngeal mask airway
    B M Wahlen
    Clinic of Anaesthesiology, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 21:907-13. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi A comparison of tracheal intubation using the Airtraq or the Macintosh laryngoscope in routine airway management: A randomised, controlled clinical trial
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 61:1093-9. 2006
    ..All patients were intubated by one of four anaesthetists experienced in the use of both laryngoscopes. No significant differences in demographic or airway variables were observed between the groups...
  43. ncbi Randomised comparison of Pentax AirwayScope and Glidescope for tracheal intubation in patients with normal airway anatomy
    W H L Teoh
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesthesia 64:1125-9. 2009
    ..013. There was more mucosal bleeding (4 (5.7%) vs 1 (1.4%), p = 0.366), more lip bleeding (3 (4.3%) vs 1 (1.4%), p = 0.620) and significantly more postoperative sorethroat, 13 (18.6%) vs 0, p < 0.001 associated with the Glidescope...
  44. ncbi A Macintosh laryngoscope blade for videolaryngoscopy reduces stylet use in patients with normal airways
    André van Zundert
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, Catharina Hospital, Brabant Medical School, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 109:825-31. 2009
    ....
  45. ncbi Comparison of the Airway Scope, gum elastic bougie and fibreoptic bronchoscope in simulated difficult tracheal intubation: a manikin study
    Y Koyama
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama shi, 236 0004, Japan
    Anaesthesia 62:936-9. 2007
    ..014). In Cormack and Lehane grade 3 laryngoscopic views, the Airway Scope may enable faster and easier tracheal intubation than does a Macintosh laryngoscope with a gum elastic bougie or a fibreoptic bronchoscope...
  46. ncbi Endotracheal intubation in patients with cervical spine immobilization: a comparison of macintosh and airtraq laryngoscopes
    Chrisen H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
    Anesthesiology 107:53-9. 2007
    ..The authors compared ease of intubation with the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes in patients with cervical spine immobilization in a randomized, controlled clinical trial.
  47. ncbi Evaluation of the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes in patients at increased risk for difficult tracheal intubation
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 63:182-8. 2008
    ..All patients were intubated by one of three anaesthetists experienced in the use of both laryngoscopes. Four patients were not successfully intubated with the Macintosh laryngoscope, but were intubated ..
  48. ncbi The GlideScope Ranger video laryngoscope can be useful in airway management of entrapped patients
    A R Nakstad
    The Air Ambulance Department, Oslo University Hospital Ulleval, Sykehusveien 1, Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 53:1257-61. 2009
    ..In this study, the GlideScope Ranger video laryngoscope has been evaluated as an alternative to standard laryngoscopy...
  49. ncbi Emerging technology: flexible CO2 laser WaveGuide
    Adam S Jacobson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:469-70. 2006
  50. ncbi Evaluation of intubation using the Airtraq or Macintosh laryngoscope by anaesthetists in easy and simulated difficult laryngoscopy--a manikin study
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 61:469-77. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi Description and first clinical application of AirWay Scope for tracheal intubation
    Jun ichi Koyama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 18:247-50. 2006
    ..Here, we report the first clinical application of this system and describe potential advantages of the apparatus...
  52. ncbi Learning curves of the Glidescope, the McGrath and the Airtraq laryngoscopes: a manikin study
    Georges L Savoldelli
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 26:554-8. 2009
    Several video and optical laryngoscopes have been developed but few have been compared in terms of their learning curves and efficacy...
  53. ncbi Bullard laryngoscopy by naïve operators in the cervical spine immobilized patient
    Andrew Wackett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:253-7. 2005
    ..The Bullard laryngoscope is an easily mastered airway management device for intubation of the cervical spine immobilized patient...
  54. ncbi The Airtraq as a rescue airway device following failed direct laryngoscopy: a case series
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, Clinical Sciences Institute, National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 62:598-601. 2007
    ..In contrast, with the Airtraq device, each patient's trachea was successfully intubated on the first attempt. This report underlines the utility of the Airtraq device in these patients...
  55. ncbi Clinical comparisons between GlideScope video laryngoscope and Trachlight in simulated cervical spine instability
    Wei Tai Huang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 500, Taiwan
    J Clin Anesth 19:110-4. 2007
    ..To compare the time taken for tracheal intubation, hemodynamic changes, and perioperative morbidities between the GlideScope (GS) video laryngoscope and the Trachlight (TL) with manual inline stabilization...
  56. ncbi Use of the McGrath videolaryngoscope in the management of difficult and failed tracheal intubation
    B Shippey
    Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    Br J Anaesth 100:116-9. 2008
    ..We report three cases of difficult and failed tracheal intubation using a conventional Macintosh laryngoscope in which tracheal intubation was accomplished swiftly and easily using a new design of videolaryngoscope, the McGrath...
  57. ncbi Use of the Airtraq laryngoscope in a model of difficult intubation by prehospital providers not previously trained in laryngoscopy
    M Woollard
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Anaesthesia 62:1061-5. 2007
    ..Users evaluated it as easy to use and achieved intubation within an acceptable breath-to-breath interval...
  58. ncbi Office-based laryngeal laser surgery: a review of 443 cases using three wavelengths
    Jamie A Koufman
    Voice Institute of New York, New York, NY 10023, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:146-51. 2007
    ..UOLS delivered by flexible endoscopes has dramatically impacted office-based surgery by reducing the time, costs, and morbidity of surgery...
  59. ncbi Comparison of hemodynamic responses to orotracheal intubation with the GlideScope videolaryngoscope and the Macintosh direct laryngoscope
    Fu S Xue
    Department of Anesthesiology, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100041, People s Republic of China
    J Clin Anesth 19:245-50. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi Tracheal intubation with restricted access: a randomised comparison of the Pentax-Airway Scope and Macintosh laryngoscope in a manikin
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Anaesthesia 64:1114-7. 2009
    ..0] s in circumstance (2), and 47.5 [16.0-84.5] s in circumstance (3)). These results indicate that, in situations where access to the patient's head is restricted, the Pentax Airway Scope is more effective than the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  61. ncbi Airway Scope: initial clinical experience with novice personnel
    Yoshihiro Hirabayashi
    Can J Anaesth 54:160-1. 2007
  62. ncbi Comparison of the C-MAC videolaryngoscope with the Macintosh, Glidescope, and Airtraq laryngoscopes in easy and difficult laryngoscopy scenarios in manikins
    J McElwain
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals and School of Medicine, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 65:483-9. 2010
    ..We wished to compare the C-MAC with Macintosh, Glidescope and Airtraq laryngoscopes in easy and simulated difficult laryngoscopy...
  63. ncbi Early clinical experience with a new videolaryngoscope (GlideScope) in 728 patients
    Richard M Cooper
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 3 EN 421, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 52:191-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate a new videolaryngoscope and assess its ability to provide laryngeal exposure and facilitate intubation...
  64. ncbi Cervical spine motion: a fluoroscopic comparison during intubation with lighted stylet, GlideScope, and Macintosh laryngoscope
    Timothy P Turkstra
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, University of Western Ontario, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5 corrected
    Anesth Analg 101:910-5, table of contents. 2005
    ..01). Thus, the Lightwand (Intubating Lighted Stylet) is associated with reduced C-spine movement during endotracheal intubation compared with the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  65. ncbi Comparison of traditional versus video laryngoscopy in out-of-hospital tracheal intubation
    Marvin A Wayne
    Whatcom Medic One, Bellingham, Washington 98225, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:278-82. 2010
    ..The study endpoint was the number of attempts to achieve intubation. Data were also collected on time to intubate, nonventilated periods, unrecognized misplaced tubes, and complications of the procedure...
  66. ncbi Heart rate/blood pressure response and airway morbidity following tracheal intubation with direct laryngoscopy, GlideScope and Trachlight: a randomized control trial
    Naveed Siddiqui
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 26:740-5. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the haemodynamic response following tracheal intubation, using three different techniques of intubation. We also examined postoperative airway morbidities as our secondary outcome...
  67. ncbi Movement of the upper cervical spine during laryngoscopy: a comparison of the Bonfils intubation fibrescope and the Macintosh laryngoscope
    C Rudolph
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Leipzig University Hospital, Liebigstrasse 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Anaesthesia 60:668-72. 2005
    ..001 and p = 0.049, respectively). There is therefore significantly less movement of the upper cervical spine during laryngoscopy with the Bonfils fibrescope compared with the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  68. ncbi A comparison of the Glidescope, Pentax AWS, and Macintosh laryngoscopes when used by novice personnel: a manikin study
    Muhammad A Malik
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Clinical Sciences Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Can J Anaesth 56:802-11. 2009
    ..The Pentax AWS and the Glidescope are indirect laryngoscopes that may require less skill to use...
  69. ncbi Optical and video laryngoscopes for emergency airway management
    John C Sakles
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724 5057, USA
    Intern Emerg Med 3:139-43. 2008
    ..This paper examines state of the art devices and makes recommendations regarding specific advantages they advance for the field of emergency medicine...
  70. ncbi A comparison of cervical spine movement during laryngoscopy using the Airtraq or Macintosh laryngoscopes
    Y Hirabayashi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Anaesthesia 63:635-40. 2008
    ..cervical spine movement using radiography in the same patient during consecutive procedures using the two laryngoscopes. Although significant movement of the cervical spine from baseline was noted during all procedures (p < 0...
  71. ncbi Tracheal intubation using a Macintosh laryngoscope or a GlideScope in 15 patients with cervical spine immobilization
    F Agro
    Br J Anaesth 90:705-6. 2003
  72. ncbi A comparison of direct and indirect laryngoscopes and the ILMA in novice users: a manikin study
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 62:1161-6. 2007
    ..We conducted a prospective, randomised trial of four different laryngoscopes and the ILMA in 30 medical students who had no prior airway management experience...
  73. ncbi Evaluation of the Airway Scope, a new video laryngoscope, in tracheal intubation by naive operators: a manikin study
    T Miki
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:1378-81. 2007
    The Airway Scope (AWS) is a new video laryngoscope. The purpose of this study was to compare the AWS and Macintosh laryngoscopes with regard to their usefulness for beginners in tracheal intubation.
  74. pmc Comparison of the Airtraq and Truview laryngoscopes to the Macintosh laryngoscope for use by Advanced Paramedics in easy and simulated difficult intubation in manikins
    Sajid Nasim
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Emerg Med 9:2. 2009
    ..Novel indirect laryngoscopes, such as the Airtraq and Truview laryngoscopes may reduce this risk.
  75. ncbi Airtraq vs standard laryngoscopy by student paramedics and experienced prehospital laryngoscopists managing a model of difficult intubation
    M Woollard
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Anaesthesia 63:26-31. 2008
    ....
  76. ncbi Retention of tracheal intubation skills by novice personnel: a comparison of the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 62:272-8. 2007
    ..The substantial decline in direct laryngoscopy skills over time emphasise the need for continued reinforcement of this complex skill...
  77. ncbi Comparison of the Glidescope, the Pentax AWS, and the Truview EVO2 with the Macintosh laryngoscope in experienced anaesthetists: a manikin study
    M A Malik
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Anaesth 102:128-34. 2009
    The Pentax Airwayscope, the Glidescope, and the Truview EVO2 constitute three novel laryngoscopes that facilitate visualization of the vocal cords without alignment of the oral, pharyngeal, and tracheal axes...
  78. ncbi A comparison of McGrath and Macintosh laryngoscopes in novice users: a manikin study
    D C Ray
    Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
    Anaesthesia 64:1207-10. 2009
    ..The view at laryngoscopy was significantly better with the McGrath. Intubation times were similar for both laryngoscopes and became shorter with practice...
  79. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of the Pentax AWS, Glidescope, and Macintosh laryngoscopes in predicted difficult intubation
    M A Malik
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Anaesth 103:761-8. 2009
    ....
  80. ncbi Effect of stylet angulation and endotracheal tube camber on time to intubation with the GlideScope
    Philip M Jones
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 54:21-7. 2007
    ..The goal of the study was to determine which of two ETT angles (60 degrees vs 90 degrees ) and cambers (forward vs reverse) was better, as determined by time to intubation (TTI)...
  81. ncbi Learning and performance of tracheal intubation by novice personnel: a comparison of the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscope
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 61:671-7. 2006
    ..The Airtraq Laryngoscope is a novel intubation device which may possess advantages over conventional direct laryngoscopes for use by novice personnel...
  82. ncbi Comparison of the Glidescope, the McGrath, the Airtraq and the Macintosh laryngoscopes in simulated difficult airways*
    G L Savoldelli
    Department of Anaesthesia, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Anaesthesia 63:1358-64. 2008
    Several indirect laryngoscopes have recently been developed, but relatively few have been formally compared...
  83. ncbi Tracheal intubation by inexperienced medical residents using the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes--a manikin study
    Chrisen H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital Galway, Ireland
    Am J Emerg Med 24:769-74. 2006
    The Airtraq laryngoscope is a novel intubation device that may possess advantages over conventional direct laryngoscopes for use by personnel that are infrequently required to perform tracheal intubation...
  84. ncbi [Comparison of the view of the glottic opening through Macintosh and AirTraq laryngoscopes in patients undergoing scheduled surgery]
    I Laso López-Negrete
    Servicio de Anestesiologia y Reanimacion, Hospital de Basurto, Bilbao
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 57:147-52. 2010
    ..This study compared the AirTraq and Macintosh views and assessed whether predictors of intubation difficulty are useful when the AirTraq laryngoscope is used...
  85. ncbi The use of the BERCI DCI Video Laryngoscope for teaching novices direct laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation
    D Low
    Department of Anaesthesia, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Anaesthesia 63:195-201. 2008
    ..035), found it easier than the control group (p = 0.042) and had improved knowledge of airway anatomy (p = 0.011). We conclude that video laryngoscopy confers benefits in the teaching of tracheal intubation...
  86. ncbi [Transillumination technique in difficult intubations in heart surgery]
    A Gille
    Herzzentrum Lahr Baden, Germany
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 37:604-8. 2002
    ..Therefore the light guided intubation could be an alternative procedure for unexpected difficult intubation in the setting of adult cardiac anesthesia...
  87. ncbi GlideScope video laryngoscope: a randomized clinical trial in 203 paediatric patients
    J T Kim
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongondong, Jongnogu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    Br J Anaesth 101:531-4. 2008
    ..This study compared the use of the GlideScope with direct laryngoscopy for the laryngoscopic view and intubation time in children...
  88. ncbi [Lo-Pro Adult Color GlideScope: experience in 350 cases]
    J V Cuchillo Sastriques
    Servicio de Anestesiologia, Reanimacion y Terapeutica del Dolor, Hospital La Fe, Valencia
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 55:210-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe our experience in managing the new adult color model of the Lo-Pro GlideScope in a diverse group of patients...
  89. ncbi Videolaryngoscopy for tracheal intubation: the guide channel or steering techniques for endotracheal tube placement?
    Georges L Savoldelli
    Can J Anaesth 55:59-60. 2008
  90. ncbi A new mirrored laryngoscope
    R C N McMorrow
    Department of Anaesthetics, The Royal Hospitals Trust, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK
    Anaesthesia 58:998-1002. 2003
    ..02). We conclude that the mirrored laryngoscope offers considerable advantages over the Macintosh and the McCoy laryngoscopes in simulated difficult laryngoscopy, is simple to use and requires no special training.
  91. ncbi Cricoid pressure decreases ease of tracheal intubation using fibreoptic laryngoscopy (WuScope System
    Charles E Smith
    Department of Anesthesiology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Can J Anaesth 49:614-9. 2002
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the ease of fibreoptic (WuScope System(TM)) intubation in anesthetized adults receiving cricoid pressure...
  92. ncbi Minimum and optimum light requirements for laryngoscopy in paediatric anaesthesia: a manikin study
    C A Malan
    Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    Anaesthesia 63:65-70. 2008
    ..A minimum illumination of 700 lux at a distance of 20 mm has been suggested in a draft standard for laryngoscopes from the International Organization for Standardization...
  93. ncbi A new universal laryngoscope blade: a preliminary comparison with Macintosh laryngoscope blades
    Klaus Gerlach
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital of Lübeck, Lubeck, Germany
    Resuscitation 57:63-7. 2003
    ..20 (8-43) s; P<0.001); all other intubating times were comparable. In conclusion, in this model, the Dörges universal laryngoscope blade was comparable to the Macintosh laryngoscope blades size 2-4, and may save time, cost and space...
  94. ncbi A new curved laryngoscope blade for routine and difficult tracheal intubation
    Koji Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School Tama Nagayama Hospital, Nagayama 1 7 1, Tama shi, Tokyo 206 8512, Japan
    Anesth Analg 107:1248-52. 2008
    ..The new curved blade can also effectively move the U-shaped epiglottis out of the laryngeal view to facilitate intubation in pediatric patients aged 2 mo-13 yr...
  95. ncbi Randomized cross-over comparison of cervical-spine motion with the AirWay Scope or Macintosh laryngoscope with in-line stabilization: a video-fluoroscopic study
    K Maruyama
    Department of Anesthesiology, Saitama International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, 1397 1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama 350 1241, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 101:563-7. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to fluoroscopically evaluate upper C-spine movement during tracheal intubation with the AWS and or the Macintosh laryngoscope with in-line stabilization (ILS)...
  96. ncbi [GlideScope videolaryngoscopic intubation of the awake patient: 4 cases of anticipated difficult tracheal intubation]
    A Villalonga
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 55:254-6. 2008
  97. ncbi Laryngeal nerve identification during thyroid surgery -- feasibility of a novel approach
    Carl L Hillermann
    Department of Anaesthesia, Warwick Hospital, Warwick, United Kingdom
    Can J Anaesth 50:189-92. 2003
    ..Recurrent laryngeal nerve damage remains one of the most devastating complications of thyroid surgery. However, nerve identification is not always easy, and a reliable method to locate nerves intraoperatively is needed...
  98. ncbi Predictive value of the El-Ganzouri multivariate risk index for difficult tracheal intubation: a comparison of Glidescope videolaryngoscopy and conventional Macintosh laryngoscopy
    P Cortellazzi
    Neuroanaesthesia Department, Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta IRCCS, Via Celoria, 11, I 20133 Milano, MI, Italy
    Br J Anaesth 99:906-11. 2007
    ..The Glidescope videolaryngoscope provides improved visualization of the glottis. We studied the predictive value of the EGRI using videolaryngoscopy as reference standard...
  99. ncbi Effects of a suction laryngoscope in a model with simulated severe airway hemorrhage
    Thomas Mitterlechner
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 106:1505-8, table of contents. 2008
    ..In contrast to previous suction laryngoscopes, our suction catheter has a large lumen, which enables fast suctioning and exact placement by adjusting the ..
  100. ncbi Poor visualization during direct laryngoscopy and high upper lip bite test score are predictors of difficult intubation with the GlideScope videolaryngoscope
    Marie Helene Tremblay
    Department of Anesthesiology, CHUM, Hopital Notre Dame, 1560 Sherbrooke East, Montreal, Canada, H2L 4M1
    Anesth Analg 106:1495-500, table of contents. 2008
    ..We undertook this prospective study to identify patient characteristics associated with difficult GlideScope intubation...
  101. ncbi [An option for difficult intubation: the Truview EVO2 videolaryngoscope]
    F J Redondo
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 55:196. 2008

Research Grants5

  1. Intubation Mechanics of the Stable and Unstable Cervical Spine
    BRANDON GERAD SANTONI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will simultaneously measure cervical spine motion (lateral x-rays), applied forces (force-sensing laryngoscopes), and view of the airway (video) during intubation...
  2. Enhanced Disinfection of Medical Facilities
    DANIEL AVERY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Phase I evaluates both routine test surfaces and laryngoscopes as representative semi-critical pieces requiring HLD since laryngoscopes contacts mucous membranes and bodily ..
  3. LARYNGEAL ENDOSCOPE WITH CALIBRATED SIZING FUNCTION
    David Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..will be to develop an optically based object sizing system for flexible transnasal as well as rigid transoral laryngoscopes. The Phase II effort will entail: (1) construction of clinical prototypes of the calibrated endoscopic ..
  4. Expiratory muscle training in patients with Parkinson's
    Christine Sapienza; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The goals of the grant meet the mission of the R21. Its potential impact is high due to the therapy program's innovative nature and potential cost-effectiveness as a treatment approach. ..
  5. Effect of Out-of-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation Errors
    Henry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These analyses are innovative in the fields of EMS, patient safety and health services research and will help to justify system-wide efforts to reduce errors in this complex procedure. ..