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Success of Orotracheal Intubation with Various Models and Systems of the GlideScope Video Laryngoscope in Patients with Difficult Conventional Laryngoscopy

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD,1 and Klaus Krasser, MD2

 

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.

2Staff Anesthetist and Intensive Care Physician, 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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Supported solely by institutional sources. The authors have no financial relationship with the manufacturers or any of the distributors of the airway management devices evaluated in this clinical review.

This clinical review was presented in part at the Difficult Airway Society Annual Meeting, Liverpool, United Kingdom, November 12 to 14, 2008.  

 

Acknowledgements

The authors thank the staff anesthetists, the anesthesia residents, and the qualified anesthesia nurses who voluntary participated in the evaluated studies.

 

 

Key Words

Tracheal intubation: GlideScope Video Laryngoscope.

Difficult conventional laryngoscopy.
 

Published: August 14, 2009.

 


 

The correct citation of this clinical review for reference is:

Zadrobilek E, Krasser K. Success of orotracheal intubation with various models and systems of the GlideScope Video Laryngoscope in patients with difficult conventional laryngoscopy. Internet Journal of Airway Management 5, 2008-2009.
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Last updated: August 14, 2009.


 

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