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The Laryngeal Mask Airway: Twentieth Anniversary of the First Published Description

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD1

 

1Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chairman of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management and Director of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

Address correspondence and comments to Ernst Zadrobilek.

 

Received from the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

 

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Support was provided solely from institutional sources.

 

Key Words  

Supraglottic airway devices: laryngeal mask airway.

Notable names in anesthesia: Archie Ian Jeremy Brain.  

 

Published: December 4, 2003.

 


 

The correct citation of this historical note is:

Ernst Zadrobilek. The laryngeal mask airway: twentieth anniversary of the first published description. Internet Journal of Airway Management 2, 2002-2003.

Available from URL: http://www.adair.at/ijam/volume02/historicalnote02/default.htm

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Last updated: January 4, 2007.

 


 

Summary

Introduction

Publications of the Experiences with Prototypes

Commercial Production

Independent Publications

Further Developments

Disposable Airways

References


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