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Success of Orotracheal Intubation with the Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope in Patients with Difficult Conventional Laryngoscopy

 

 

Ernst Zadrobilek, MD,1 and Schirin M. Missaghi, MD2

 

1Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Chairman of the Austrian Working Group for Airway Management, 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 manufacturer or any of the distributors of the airway management device 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, the qualified anesthesia nurses, and the non-anesthesia residents who voluntary participated in the evaluated clinical investigations.

 

Key Words

Tracheal intubation: Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope.

Difficult conventional laryngoscopy.

 

Published: May 12, 2010.

 


 

The correct citation of this clinical review for reference is:

Zadrobilek E, Missaghi SM. Success of orotracheal intubation with the Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope in patients with difficult conventional laryngoscopy. Internet Journal of Airway Management 6, 2010-2011.
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Last updated: May 12, 2010.


 

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Implications for Clinical Practice

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