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Video Laryngoscopy-Assisted and Gastric Tube-Guided Insertion of the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway

 

 

Hildegard Lackner-Ausserhofer, MD,1 Klaus Krasser, MD,1 Schirin M. Missaghi, MD,1 Anita Moser, MD,1 and Ernst Zadrobilek, MD2

 

1Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Empress Elisabeth Hospital of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

2Associate 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.

 

Statements

Supported solely by institutional sources. The authors have no financial relationship with the manufacturers or any of the distributors of the airway management devices used in this clinical report.

This clinical report was presented in part at the Difficult Airway Society Annual Meeting, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, November 21-23, 2007.

 

Acknowledgements

The authors thank the staff anesthetists, the anesthesia residents, and the qualified anesthesia nurse who voluntary participated in this study.

 

Key Words

Supraglottic airways: ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway.

Insertion technique: video laryngoscopy-assistance and gastric tube-guidance

 

Published: December 31, 2007.

 


 

The correct citation of this clinical report for reference is:

Lackner-Ausserhofer H, Krasser K, Missaghi SM, Moser A, Zadrobilek E. Video laryngoscopy-assisted and gastric tube-guided insertion of the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway. Internet Journal of Airway Management 4, 2006-2007.
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Last updated: December 31, 2007.


 

Abstract

Introduction

Materials and Methods

Results

Discussion

References

Implications for Clinical Practice


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