laryngoscopy

Summary

Summary: Examination, therapy or surgery of the interior of the larynx performed with a specially designed endoscope.

Top Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi Awake fiberoptic or awake video laryngoscopic tracheal intubation in patients with anticipated difficult airway management: a randomized clinical trial
    Charlotte V Rosenstock
    Department of Anesthesiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hillerød, Denmark
    Anesthesiology 116:1210-6. 2012
  5. ncbi The extended Mallampati score and a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus are predictors of difficult laryngoscopy in the morbidly obese
    George A Mashour
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:1919-23. 2008
  6. ncbi Expected difficult tracheal intubation: a prospective comparison of direct laryngoscopy and video laryngoscopy in 200 patients
    A Jungbauer
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, Clinics Essen Mitte, Henricistr 92, 45136 Essen, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 102:546-50. 2009
  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 A hystopathological study of thyroarytenoid muscle invasion in early (T1) glottic carcinoma
    Sinan Kocaturk
    Department of II Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Social Security Organization, Ankara Education Hospital, Sivas, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:581-3. 2005
  9. ncbi Increased body mass index per se is not a predictor of difficult laryngoscopy
    Tiberiu Ezri
    Departments of Anesthesia, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Can J Anaesth 50:179-83. 2003
  10. 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

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Publications372 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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
    ..First, both the conventional direct laryngoscopy and the D-Blade were used in 15 consecutive patients with normal airways during routine induction of anesthesia...
  3. 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
    Video laryngoscopy may be useful in the setting of the difficult airway, but it remains unclear if intubation success is improved in routine difficult airway management...
  4. ncbi Awake fiberoptic or awake video laryngoscopic tracheal intubation in patients with anticipated difficult airway management: a randomized clinical trial
    Charlotte V Rosenstock
    Department of Anesthesiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hillerød, Denmark
    Anesthesiology 116:1210-6. 2012
    ..The authors examined the hypothesis that MVL intubation would be faster than FFI...
  5. ncbi The extended Mallampati score and a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus are predictors of difficult laryngoscopy in the morbidly obese
    George A Mashour
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:1919-23. 2008
    ..Mallampati (MMP) classification is a standard method of oropharyngeal evaluation for predicting difficult laryngoscopy. Previous studies have demonstrated that the predictive value of the MMP is improved when the patient's ..
  6. ncbi Expected difficult tracheal intubation: a prospective comparison of direct laryngoscopy and video laryngoscopy in 200 patients
    A Jungbauer
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, Clinics Essen Mitte, Henricistr 92, 45136 Essen, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 102:546-50. 2009
    ..We have prospectively evaluated the conditions and success rate of tracheal intubation in patients with a Mallampati score of III or IV...
  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
    Several studies have shown that video laryngoscopy enhances the laryngeal view in patients with apparently normal and anticipated difficult airways...
  8. ncbi A hystopathological study of thyroarytenoid muscle invasion in early (T1) glottic carcinoma
    Sinan Kocaturk
    Department of II Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Social Security Organization, Ankara Education Hospital, Sivas, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:581-3. 2005
    ..Surgical specimens belonging to 16 patients who underwent partial laryngectomy for T1 glottic cancer were subjected to detailed histopathologic examination; 11 of the patients were staged as T1a while 5 were staged as T1b...
  9. ncbi Increased body mass index per se is not a predictor of difficult laryngoscopy
    Tiberiu Ezri
    Departments of Anesthesia, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Affiliated with Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Can J Anaesth 50:179-83. 2003
    We investigated the association between morbid obesity and difficult laryngoscopy (DL).
  10. 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
    Although most tracheal intubations with direct laryngoscopy are not performed with a styletted endotracheal tube, it is recommended that a stylet can be used with indirect videolaryngoscopy...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Novices ventilate and intubate quicker and safer via intubating laryngeal mask than by conventional bag-mask ventilation and laryngoscopy
    Arnd Timmermann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, Georg August University, Germany
    Anesthesiology 107:570-6. 2007
    ..This study compares success rates for ventilation and intubation via the intubating laryngeal mask (ILMA-V/ILMA-TI) with those via bag-mask ventilation and laryngoscopic intubation (BM-V/LG-TI)...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi The unanticipated difficult airway with recommendations for management
    E T Crosby
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Anaesth 45:757-76. 1998
    ..To review the current literature and generate recommendations on the role of newer technology in the management of the unanticipated difficult airway...
  15. ncbi Laryngeal cancer in the United States: changes in demographics, patterns of care, and survival
    Henry T Hoffman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, U S A
    Laryngoscope 116:1-13. 2006
    ..Survival has decreased among patients with laryngeal cancer during the past 2 decades in the United States. During this same period, there has been an increase in the nonsurgical treatment of laryngeal cancer...
  16. ncbi Tracheal intubation using the Bonfils intubation fibrescope after failed direct laryngoscopy
    B Bein
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Schwanenweg 21, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Anaesthesia 59:1207-9. 2004
    ..to evaluate the effectiveness of the Bonfils intubation fibrescope for tracheal intubation after failed direct laryngoscopy. Twenty-five patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting were enrolled in the study after two attempts ..
  17. ncbi High body mass index is a weak predictor for difficult and failed tracheal intubation: a cohort study of 91,332 consecutive patients scheduled for direct laryngoscopy registered in the Danish Anesthesia Database
    Lars H Lundstrøm
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Herlev, and Copenhagen Trial Unit, Centre of Clinical Intervention Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anesthesiology 110:266-74. 2009
    Previous studies have failed to detect high body mass index (BMI) as a risk factor for difficult tracheal intubation (DTI). BMI was investigated as a risk factor for DTI in patients planned for direct laryngoscopy.
  18. ncbi Video and optic laryngoscopy assisted tracheal intubation--the new era
    S Y Thong
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, KK Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:219-33. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi Head-elevated laryngoscopy position: improving laryngeal exposure during laryngoscopy by increasing head elevation
    Richard M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:322-30. 2003
    The objective of this study was to determine the effect of increasing head elevation and neck flexion on the quality of laryngeal view during laryngoscopy.
  20. ncbi Video laryngoscopy with the macintosh video laryngoscope in simulated prehospital scenarios by paramedic students
    Michael Aziz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 13:251-5. 2009
    ..The primary endpoint was the best POGO achieved by the student. Secondary endpoints included intubation times and success rate...
  21. pmc Glidescope® video-laryngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy for endotracheal intubation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Donald E G Griesdale
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 59:41-52. 2012
    The Glidescope(®) video-laryngoscopy appears to provide better glottic visualization than direct laryngoscopy. However, it remains unclear if it translates into increased success with intubation.
  22. ncbi Pilot study to determine the utility of point-of-care ultrasound in the assessment of difficult laryngoscopy
    Srikar Adhikari
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:754-8. 2011
    Prediction of difficult laryngoscopy in emergency care settings is challenging. The preintubation clinical screening tests may not be applied in a large number of emergency intubations due to the patient's clinical condition...
  23. ncbi Ultrasound quantification of anterior soft tissue thickness fails to predict difficult laryngoscopy in obese patients
    R Komatsu
    Outcomes Research Institute and Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Anaesth Intensive Care 35:32-7. 2007
    Morbid obesity is associated with difficult laryngoscopy and intubation. In the general population, bedside indices for predicting difficult intubation (i.e...
  24. 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
    ..The GSR has a hockey stick shape and is inserted by a different (midline) technique compared with direct laryngoscopy and requires the use of a stylet...
  25. 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
    The GlideScope videolaryngoscope allows equal or superior glottic visualization compared with direct laryngoscopy, but predictive features for difficult GlideScope intubation have not been identified...
  26. ncbi Performance of the C-MAC video laryngoscope in patients after a limited glottic view using Macintosh laryngoscopy
    T Piepho
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Anaesthesia 66:1101-5. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the C-MAC videolaryngoscope has a role as a rescue device in cases of an initially difficult laryngeal view...
  27. ncbi Hemodynamic and catecholamine response to tracheal intubation: direct laryngoscopy compared with fiberoptic intubation
    Michal Barak
    Department of Anesthesiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Anesth 15:132-6. 2003
    To compare the stress response following tracheal intubation using direct laryngoscopy to that using fiberoptic bronchoscopy technique.
  28. pmc Efficacy of autofluoroscence videoendoscopy in the diagnosis of laryngeal lesions
    R Saetti
    Airway Endoscopic Surgery Unit, Padua Hospital, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 27:181-5. 2007
    ..The best results can be obtained only by integration of data provided by both white-light and accurate auto-fluorescence endoscopic assessment...
  29. ncbi Review of video laryngoscopy and rigid fiberoptic laryngoscopy
    Leonard M Pott
    Department of Anesthesiology, Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 21:750-8. 2008
    ..Various issues common to all instruments in this group are highlighted, and a few recently released tools are described. The aim of this article is to review material published since January 2007...
  30. ncbi Hemodynamic responses among three tracheal intubation devices in normotensive and hypertensive patients
    S Kihara
    Department of Anaesthesia, Pain Clinic, and Clinical Toxicology, Mito Saiseikai General Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
    Anesth Analg 96:890-5, table of contents. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi Laryngoscopic detection of pharyngeal carcinoma in situ with narrowband imaging
    Akihito Watanabe
    Department of Otolaryngology, Keiyukai Sapporo Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    Laryngoscope 116:650-4. 2006
    ..The purposes of this study were to verify the effectiveness of the NBI system in conducting endoscopic screening at the oropharynx and the hypopharynx...
  32. 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.
  33. ncbi Clinical outcome of T1 glottic carcinoma since the introduction of endoscopic CO2 laser surgery as treatment option
    Elisabeth V Sjögren
    Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 30:1167-74. 2008
    ..Since the introduction of endoscopic laser surgery at our institution in 1996, 189 patients have been treated for T1 glottic carcinoma...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi Laryngoscopy and morbid obesity: a comparison of the "sniff" and "ramped" positions
    Jeremy S Collins
    Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
    Obes Surg 14:1171-5. 2004
    The effect of patient position on the view obtained during laryngoscopy was investigated.
  36. ncbi Indirect fluorescence laryngoscopy in the diagnosis of precancerous and cancerous laryngeal lesions
    C Arens
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Giessen and Marburg, Feulgenstrasse 10, 35385, Giessen, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:621-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study is to compare indirect autofluorescence laryngoscopy to 5-ALA-induced PPIX fluorescence laryngoscopy...
  37. 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.
  38. ncbi Predicting difficult laryngoscopy in acromegaly: a comparison of upper lip bite test with modified Mallampati classification
    Deepak Sharma
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 22:138-43. 2010
    ..aim of this study was to compare ULBT with modified Mallampati classification (MMPC) to predict difficult laryngoscopy in acromegalic patients...
  39. 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
    Difficult laryngoscopy and failed tracheal intubation are associated with complications which can be serious, and on occasion, life-threatening...
  40. ncbi Gabapentin reduces cardiovascular responses to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation
    D Memis
    Trakya University, Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Edirne, Turkey
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 23:686-90. 2006
    ..We have compared the effects of gabapentin on arterial pressure and heart rate at induction of anaesthesia and tracheal intubation in a randomized double-blind study...
  41. ncbi The diagnostic value of the upper lip bite test combined with sternomental distance, thyromental distance, and interincisor distance for prediction of easy laryngoscopy and intubation: a prospective study
    Zahid Hussain Khan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Imam Khomeini Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Anesth Analg 109:822-4. 2009
    ..the ULBT classification with sternomental distance (SMD), thyromental distance (TMD), and interincisor distance (IID) or a composite score can improve the ability to predict easy laryngoscopy and intubation compared with each test alone.
  42. 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
    ..Using a manikin with normal airways we compared the Glidescope, the McGrath, the Airtraq and the Macintosh laryngoscopes...
  43. 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
    ..to compare the C-MAC with Macintosh, Glidescope and Airtraq laryngoscopes in easy and simulated difficult laryngoscopy. Thirty-one experienced anaesthetists performed tracheal intubation in an easy and difficult laryngoscopy ..
  44. ncbi Laryngoscopy via Macintosh blade versus GlideScope: success rate and time for endotracheal intubation in untrained medical personnel
    Parichehr Nouruzi-Sedeh
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Pain Therapy, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Anesthesiology 110:32-7. 2009
    ..However, when performed by untrained medical personnel, tracheal intubation via direct laryngoscopy has a high rate of failure...
  45. ncbi Tracheal intubation of morbidly obese patients: LMA CTrach vs direct laryngoscopy
    G Dhonneur
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Jean Verdier University Hospital, 93143 Bondy, Cedex, Paris, France
    Br J Anaesth 97:742-5. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the CT is efficient for tracheal intubation of morbidly obese patients who are at risk of a difficult airway...
  46. pmc Prediction of difficult laryngoscopy in obese patients by ultrasound quantification of anterior neck soft tissue
    T Ezri
    Department of Anaesthesia, Wolfson Medical Centre, Holon, Israel
    Anaesthesia 58:1111-4. 2003
    ..score, abnormal upper teeth, neck circumference and sleep apnoea were assessed as predictors of difficult laryngoscopy. Of the nine (18%) cases of difficult laryngoscopy, seven (78%) had a history of obstructive sleep apnoea, ..
  47. ncbi Evaluation of the McGrath Series 5 videolaryngoscope after failed direct laryngoscopy
    R R Noppens
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Anaesthesia 65:716-20. 2010
    ..Using the technique of video laryngoscopy, the alignment of the oral and pharyngeal axes to facilitate tracheal intubation is unnecessary...
  48. ncbi Target-controlled versus manually-controlled infusion of propofol for direct laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy
    Sylvie Passot
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Hopital Bellevue, Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Anesth Analg 94:1212-6, table of contents. 2002
    ..Targeting the effect-site concentration improved the time course of the propofol drug effect during direct laryngoscopy performed during spontaneous ventilation when compared with manual infusion.
  49. ncbi Predicting difficult intubation: a multivariable analysis
    K Karkouti
    Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 47:730-9. 2000
    ..To develop a clinically useful and valid model for predicting difficult laryngoscopic tracheal intubation in patients with seemingly normal airways by adhering to the principles of multivariable model development...
  50. ncbi Importance of anterior commissure in recurrence of early glottic cancer after laser endoscopic resection
    Carlos T Chone
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Av Heitor Penteado 1541, 13087 000 Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:882-7. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi Effect of dexmedetomidine on haemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and intubation : perioperative haemodynamics and anaesthetic requirements
    Munise Yildiz
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Medical Faculty, University of Selcuk of Meram, Konya, Turkey
    Drugs R D 7:43-52. 2006
    ..the effect of a single pre-induction intravenous dose of dexmedetomidine 1 microg/kg on cardiovascular response resulting from laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation, need for anaesthetic agent and perioperative haemodynamic stability.
  52. 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
    ..interface (DCI) video laryngoscope and GlideScope] may improve laryngoscopic view and intubation success compared with the conventional direct Macintosh laryngoscope (direct laryngoscopy) in patients with a predicted difficult airway.
  53. ncbi Brief report: tracheal intubation using the Bonfils intubation fibrescope or direct laryngoscopy for patients with a simulated difficult airway
    Christian Byhahn
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, and Pain Management, J W Goethe University Medical School, Frankfurt M, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Can J Anaesth 55:232-7. 2008
    ..and reusable fibreoptic device, is being used increasingly to facilitate endotracheal intubation after direct laryngoscopy has failed...
  54. ncbi Autofluorescence endoscopy in the diagnosis of early laryngeal cancer and its precursor lesions
    Karin Malzahn
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Giessen, Germany
    Laryngoscope 112:488-93. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study is to investigate a high, representative number of patients and to evaluate the diagnostic potential and the limitations of this method...
  55. 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
    We report the successful use of the Airtraq as a rescue device following failed direct laryngoscopy, in patients deemed at increased risk for difficult tracheal intubation...
  56. ncbi Comparison of intubation success of video laryngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy in the difficult airway using high-fidelity simulation
    Aneesh T Narang
    Department of Emergency Medicine Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Simul Healthc 4:160-5. 2009
    A number of devices, including video laryngoscopy, are used to aid in managing difficult airways...
  57. ncbi [Video laryngoscopy olé! Time to say good bye to direct and flexible intubation?]
    S G Russo
    Zentrum Anaesthesiologie, Rettungs und Intensivmedizin, Universitatsmedizin Gottingen, Robert Koch Str 40, 37075 Gottingen, Deutschland
    Anaesthesist 61:1017-26. 2012
    A number of video laryngoscopy systems have been introduced into anesthetic practice in recent years...
  58. ncbi Effect of video laryngoscopy on trauma patient survival: a randomized controlled trial
    Dale J Yeatts
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:212-9. 2013
    ..Many resuscitation scenarios include the use of emergency intubation to support injured patients. New video-guided airway management technology is available, which may minimize the risk to patients from this procedure...
  59. ncbi Assessment of airway visualization: validation of the percentage of glottic opening (POGO) scale
    R M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:919-23. 1998
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a reliable scale for the assessment of airway visualization during endotracheal intubation...
  60. ncbi Factors influencing emergency intubation in the pre-hospital setting--a multicentre study in the German Helicopter Emergency Medical Service
    M Helm
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine HEMS Christoph 22, Federal Armed Forces Medical Center Ulm, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 96:67-71. 2006
    ..Definitive airway control by endotracheal intubation (ETI) is standard of care in pre-hospital airway management. However, there are specific factors that may influence and complicate ETI...
  61. ncbi Airway management after failure to intubate by direct laryngoscopy: outcomes in a large teaching hospital
    Christopher M Burkle
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Can J Anaesth 52:634-40. 2005
    ..The purpose of this single-centre database review was to establish the incidence of failure to intubate by direct laryngoscopy, to measure morbidity and mortality associated with this event, and to examine the use and efficacy of ..
  62. 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.
  63. ncbi Cricoid pressure does not increase the rate of failed intubation by direct laryngoscopy in adults
    Alexis F Turgeon
    Department of Anesthesiology, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Anesthesiology 102:315-9. 2005
    ..However, it has been suggested that CP makes tracheal intubation more difficult. This double-blind randomized study evaluated the effect of CP on orotracheal intubation by direct laryngoscopy in adults.
  64. ncbi Endotracheal intubation using videolaryngoscopy causes less cardiovascular response compared to classic direct laryngoscopy, in cardiac patients according a standard hospital protocol
    R L J G Maassen
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 63:181-6. 2012
    Previous studies comparing Glidescope and classic direct laryngoscopy did not show an attenuation of CV responses to endotracheal intubation...
  65. ncbi Left endobronchial intubation with a double-lumen tube using direct laryngoscopy or the Trachway® video stylet
    H T Hsu
    Department of Anaesthesia, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Anaesthesia 68:851-5. 2013
    We compared direct laryngoscopy with a Macintosh blade vs indirect bronchoscopy with a Trachway® stylet, for endobronchial intubation with a left-sided double-lumen tube...
  66. ncbi Pharmacodynamic interaction between propofol and remifentanil regarding hypnosis, tolerance of laryngoscopy, bispectral index, and electroencephalographic approximate entropy
    Thomas W Bouillon
    Department of Anesthesia, Inselspital
    Anesthesiology 100:1353-72. 2004
    ..interaction between propofol and remifentanil for probability of no response to shaking and shouting, probability of no response to laryngoscopy, Bispectral Index (BIS), and electroencephalographic approximate entropy (AE).
  67. ncbi Prediction of difficult laryngoscopy: does obesity play a role?
    Adrianna M Hekiert
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 3400 Spruce St, 5th Floor Ravdin Bldg, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:799-804. 2007
    This study was intended to 1) identify preoperative predictors of difficult laryngoscopy and 2) determine the role of obesity in difficulty of obtaining adequate laryngeal exposure.
  68. 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.
  69. ncbi GlideScope versus flexible fiber optic for awake upright laryngoscopy
    Natalie A Silverton
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 59:159-64. 2012
    We compare laryngoscopic quality and time to highest-grade view between a face-to-face approach with the GlideScope and traditional flexible fiber-optic laryngoscopy in awake, upright volunteers.
  70. doi Video laryngoscopy for emergency tracheal intubation during chest compression
    Takuma Sadamori
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital, Kasumi 1 2 3, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    Resuscitation 77:155-6. 2008
  71. ncbi Anterior tonsillar pillar perforation during GlideScope video laryngoscopy
    Asif M Malik
    Anesth Analg 104:1610-1; discussion 1611. 2007
  72. ncbi Laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation in the head-elevated position in obese patients: a randomized, controlled, equivalence trial
    Srikantha L Rao
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, M S Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:1912-8. 2008
    The proper positioning of patients before direct laryngoscopy is a key step that facilitates tracheal intubation...
  73. ncbi Endotracheal intubation in a medical transport helicopter - comparing direct laryngoscopy with the prototype Storz CMAC videolaryngoscope in a simulated difficult intubating position
    Ben H Boedeker
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:40-2. 2009
    ..Studies using the portable CMAC videolaryngoscope under challenging rescue conditions and positions should be considered...
  74. ncbi Pediatric airway management: comparing the Berci-Kaplan Video Laryngoscope with direct laryngoscopy
    David Macnair
    Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia, Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:577-80. 2009
    ..To assess the utility of the Berci-Kaplan Video Laryngoscope (VL) in pediatric anesthesia...
  75. ncbi Apneic oxygenation during prolonged laryngoscopy in obese patients: a randomized, controlled trial of nasal oxygen administration
    Satya Krishna Ramachandran
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0048, USA
    J Clin Anesth 22:164-8. 2010
    To evaluate the influence of nasal oxygen (O(2)) administration on the duration of arterial oxygen saturation (SpO(2)) >or=95% during simulated difficult laryngoscopy in obese patients.
  76. ncbi The complexities of tracheal intubation with direct laryngoscopy and alternative intubation devices
    Richard M Levitan
    Jefferson Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:240-7. 2011
    Intubation research on both direct laryngoscopy and alternative intubation devices has focused on laryngeal exposure and not the mechanics of actual endotracheal tube delivery or insertion...
  77. ncbi Comparison of GlideScope video laryngoscope and intubating laryngeal mask airway with direct laryngoscopy for endotracheal intubation
    Orhan Cinar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Emerg Med 18:117-20. 2011
    ..05). This study showed that GVL and i-LMA provided better intubation success rates and were easier for paramedic students when compared with the classic DL method...
  78. ncbi Incidence, predictors, and outcome of difficult mask ventilation combined with difficult laryngoscopy: a report from the multicenter perioperative outcomes group
    Sachin Kheterpal
    Assistant Professor, Lead Statistician, Resident, Research Fellow, Clinical Instructor, Software Analyst, Professor and Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Seattle Children s Hospital, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado The members of the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group MPOG Perioperative Clinical Research Committee are included in the appendix
    Anesthesiology 119:1360-9. 2013
    Research regarding difficult mask ventilation (DMV) combined with difficult laryngoscopy (DL) is extremely limited even though each technique serves as a rescue for one another.
  79. 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
    Traditional teaching of laryngoscopy is difficult due to the trainer and trainee lacking a shared view...
  80. ncbi Laryngeal reinnervation with the hypoglossal nerve. I. Physiology, histochemistry, electromyography, and retrograde labeling in a canine model
    R C Paniello
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 110:532-42. 2001
    ..We conclude that the hypoglossal nerve functions well as a donor for adductory reinnervation of the larynx...
  81. ncbi Head and neck elevation beyond the sniffing position improves laryngeal view in cases of difficult direct laryngoscopy
    Hubert J Schmitt
    Department of Anesthesiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Clin Anesth 14:335-8. 2002
    To determine the influence of head and neck elevation beyond the "sniffing position" during difficult direct laryngoscopy.
  82. ncbi Faster intubation with direct laryngoscopy vs handheld videoscope in uncomplicated manikin airways
    Shawn M Varney
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:259-61. 2009
    To compare average time to successful intubation and success rates using direct laryngoscopy (DL) with those using a battery-operated videoscope (VS) in uncomplicated manikin intubations.
  83. ncbi Bimanual laryngoscopy: a videographic study of external laryngeal manipulation by novice intubators
    Richard M Levitan
    Departments of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:30-7. 2002
    ..We perform a videographic analysis of external laryngeal manipulation (ELM) by novice intubators using a direct laryngoscopic imaging system and a validated means of assessing laryngeal view (percentage of glottic opening [POGO] score)...
  84. ncbi Prediction of prolonged laryngoscopy
    M Saghaei
    Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Anaesthesia 56:1198-201. 2001
    Duration of laryngoscopy must be kept as short as possible to prevent disturbances of oxygenation and ventilation...
  85. ncbi Anesthetic considerations for bariatric surgery: proper positioning is important for laryngoscopy
    Jay B Brodsky
    Anesth Analg 96:1841-2; author reply 1842. 2003
  86. ncbi The modified Cormack-Lehane score for the grading of direct laryngoscopy: evaluation in the Asian population
    L K D Koh
    Department of Anesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesth Intensive Care 30:48-51. 2002
    ..of laryngoscopic views, as previously introduced in the Western population, was investigated during direct laryngoscopy in the Asian population...
  87. ncbi The feasibility of using ultrasound and video laryngoscopy in a mobile telemedicine consult
    Kerry Sibert
    Fletcher Allen Health Care and University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Telemed J E Health 14:266-72. 2008
    ..whether emergency medical services (EMS) personnel could be supported via telemedicine guidance, using video laryngoscopy and ultrasonography, during vulnerable transport periods...
  88. ncbi Hemodynamic and catecholamine responses during tracheal intubation using a lightwand device (Trachlight) in elderly patients with hypertension
    Masato Kanaide
    Department of Anesthesia, Nagasaki Rosai Hospital, 2 12 5 Setogoshi, Sasebo 857 0134, Japan
    J Anesth 17:161-5. 2003
    ..intubation using a lightwand device (Trachlight) should minimize hemodynamic change by avoiding direct-vision laryngoscopy. We evaluated hemodynamic and catecholamine responses during tracheal intubation using a Trachlight in elderly ..
  89. ncbi Gabapentin attenuates the pressor response to direct laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation
    A Fassoulaki
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Aretaieio Hospital, Medical School, University of Athens, 76 Vassilissis Avenue, 11528 Athens, Greece
    Br J Anaesth 96:769-73. 2006
    b>Laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation increase blood pressure and heart rate (HR)...
  90. ncbi Lornoxicam attenuates the haemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation in the elderly
    W Riad
    King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Department of Anesthesia, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 25:732-6. 2008
    ..It has been shown to have analgesic potency similar to morphine and meperidine. Laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation provoke major haemodynamic responses...
  91. ncbi Difficult laryngoscopy: incidence and predictors in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery versus general surgery patients
    Tiberiu Ezri
    Department of Anesthesia, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit, Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:321-4. 2003
    Cardiac surgery patients might have a higher incidence of difficult laryngoscopy than the general population because of older age, dental problems, and obesity...
  92. ncbi The importance of preoperative laryngoscopy in patients undergoing thyroidectomy: voice, vocal cord function, and the preoperative detection of invasive thyroid malignancy
    Gregory W Randolph
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Surgery 139:357-62. 2006
    ..This study was performed to analyze the presentation of patients with invasive thyroid malignancy and to determine the preoperative symptomatic and radiographic correlates of vocal cord paralysis...
  93. ncbi A comparison of the STORZ video laryngoscope and standard direct laryngoscopy for intubation in the Pediatric airway--a randomized clinical trial
    Arnim Vlatten
    Department of Pediatric Anesthesia and Pediatric Critical Care, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:1102-7. 2009
    Direct laryngoscopy can be challenging in infants and neonates. Even with an optimal line of sight to the glottic opening, the viewing angle has been measured at 15 degrees ...
  94. ncbi Median effective dose of remifentanil for awake laryngoscopy and intubation
    Ya Chao Xu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100144, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 122:1507-12. 2009
    ..In this prospective clinical study, our aim was to determine the median effective dose (ED(50)) of remifentanil in combination with midazolam and airway topical anesthesia for awake laryngoscopy and intubation.
  95. ncbi Design rationale and intended use of a short optical stylet for routine fiberoptic augmentation of emergency laryngoscopy
    Richard M Levitan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:490-5. 2006
    Patient safety in emergency airway management has traditionally relied upon prediction of difficult laryngoscopy and alternative intubation devices...
  96. ncbi [Direct laryngoscopy or C-MAC video laryngoscopy? Routine tracheal intubation in patients undergoing ENT surgery]
    D Meininger
    Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
    Anaesthesist 59:806-11. 2010
    Previous studies have shown that video laryngoscopy enhances laryngeal view in patients with apparently normal and difficult airways. The utility of the novel, portable, battery-powered C-MAC video laryngoscope is as yet unproven...
  97. ncbi Comparison of remifentanil and alfentanil during anaesthesia for patients undergoing direct laryngoscopy without intubation
    E Wiel
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Lille, Rue Michel Polonovski, F 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Br J Anaesth 91:421-3. 2003
    Remifentanil and alfentanil are opioids often used during direct laryngoscopy (DL)...
  98. ncbi Towards evidence-based emergency medicine: best BETs from the Manchester Royal Infirmary. BET 3: is rocuronium as effective as succinylcholine at facilitating laryngoscopy during rapid sequence intubation?
    Adam Herbstritt
    Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    Emerg Med J 29:256-8. 2012
    ..review was carried out to establish whether rocuronium is as effective as succinylcholine at facilitating laryngoscopy during rapid sequence intubation (RSI)...
  99. ncbi Use of an elevation pillow to produce the head-elevated laryngoscopy position for airway management in morbidly obese and large-framed patients
    James M Rich
    Anesth Analg 98:264-5. 2004
  100. pmc Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on stridor in multiple system atrophy-sleep laryngoscopy
    Tomasz J Kuzniar
    Sleep Disorders Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:65-7. 2009
    ..Direct laryngoscopy during sleep without pharmacologic sedation documented inspiratory adduction of the vocal cords with downward ..
  101. ncbi Attenuation of cardiovascular responses to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation--intravenous sufentanil vs pethidine
    Mohammadreza Safavi
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Middle East J Anaesthesiol 19:1349-59. 2008
    ..The study was undertaken to compare the effects of small doses of sufentanil or pethidine on cardiovascular responses induced by tracheal intubation...

Research Grants25

  1. Intubation Mechanics of the Stable and Unstable Cervical Spine
    BRANDON GERAD SANTONI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Direct laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation is an indispensable procedure in contemporary healthcare, with millions of patients being intubated each year...
  2. Portable Device to Diagnose/Monitor Pediatric Exercise-Induced Vocal Fold Motion
    JAFAR VOSSOUGHI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The current "gold standard" for diagnosing EI-PVFM is the expensive and invasive laryngoscopy. Other alternatives have their respective disadvantages...
  3. Smart Anatomic Recognition System to Guide Emergency Intubation and Resuscitation
    Laura L McCormick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..users will be more successful in correctly placing the endotracheal tube using this device compared to direct laryngoscopy. To achieve this goal, image processing and machine learning algorithms will be developed to recognize key ..
  4. 10th International Conference AQL2013 Advances in Quantitative Laryngology
    SIDDARTH MITTER KHOSLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Those topic areas are: clinical aspects of laryngology;voice disorders;laryngoscopy and videostroboscopy;high-speed videoendoscopy;kymography;measurement of vocal function;objective voice ..
  5. Clinical Phenotype of Imprinted Genes of Chromosome 14
    Vernon Sutton; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..brain imaging studies; serum cholesterol, triglyceride and total plasma sterol levels; ophthalmologic exam; laryngoscopy; echocardiography; complete skeletal survey; IQ and developmental testing; peripheral blood UPD studies and ..
  6. NEW INSTRUMENT FOR INTERFEROMETRIC LARYNGOSCOPY
    James Castracane; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  7. PHONATION AND PHONATORY CONTROL IN VOCAL TREMORS
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experimental phase consists of studies of neuromuscular and respiratory input to the larynx. This information about vocal tremor will be applied to model simulations with the use of physiological signals as input model parameters. ..
  8. Electrode Array Reanimation of the Paralyzed Larynx
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The electrode array is selectively stimulated, laryngoscopy and laryngeal EMG is performed to observe for vocal fold adductor and abductor movement and activation...
  9. Reflux Disease in Patients with Throat Signs/Symptoms
    Michael Vaezi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These methods will be employed pre- and post-therapy on all patients to assess their potential clinical utility, especially in those unresponsive to medical therapy after aggressive acid suppression. ..
  10. 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. ..
  11. ANESTHETIC EFFECTS ON SENSORIMOTOR INTEGRATION
    JOSEPH ANTOGNINI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding how and where anesthetics act will eventually lead to the development of better and safer anesthetics, thereby decreasing peri-operative morbidity and mortality and improving public health. ..
  12. Biophysiological Mechanisms of 'Heightened Speech'
    Katherine Verdolini; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The primary dependent variable is quality of life in relation to voice, measured with the Voice Handicap Index. Secondary variables are aerodynamic, laryngeal, and vocal quality measures. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Phytochemical Treatments for Vocal Fold Scar
    Bernard Rousseau; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Impact of gender differences in morphine metabolites.
    Steven Kern; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this project will determine gender differences and important pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic covariates to aid in appropriate dosing strategies for the most widely prescribed opioid analgesic. ..
  15. BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD CONTRIBUTIONS TO ANESTHETIC ACTION
    JOSEPH ANTOGNINI; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This information will aid the development of newer and safer anesthetics, as well as lead to clinically useful means of modulating the neurotransmitter systems that are themselves modulated by anesthetics. ..
  16. Compliance and Posture Monitor
    Tariq Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Two prototype units will be constructed. Tests of the units will be carried out on five subjects. Once technical feasibility has been demonstrated with human subjects a clinical trial will be undertaken in phase II of the grant. ..
  17. Comparison of Two Therapies for UES Dysphagia
    Reza Shaker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..anteroposterior and lateral diameter of maximum deglutitive UES opening, and b. maximum deglutitive laryngeal anterior and superior excursions. ..
  18. The effects of strain on vocal fold fibroblasts
    Ryan Branski; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, it seeks to provide in vitro data in conjunction with the Sponsor's current NIH ROI. ..
  19. Human Laryngeal Pacing for Aspiration
    Michael Broniatowski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Computer-Based Tools for Medialization Laryngoplasty
    Steven Bielamowicz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. 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. ..
  22. Quantifying Effects of Treatment of Pediatric Dysphonia
    James McMurray; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Because phonatory disorders in children may have lasting negative effects, studies geared toward accurate assessment and treatment are very important. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. FAILURE ANALYSIS OF DENTAL RESTORATIONS
    Janet Quinn; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Dynamic Vocal Fold Abduction for Bilateral Paralysis
    Michael Broniatowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..