Comparison of Different Video Laryngoscopes in a Manikin With Immobilized Cervical Spine

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
J. Hinkelbein, University of Cologne Identifier:
First received: September 27, 2010
Last updated: September 21, 2011
Last verified: September 2011

To determine whether different video laryngoscopes facilitate intubation in an manikin with immobilized cervical spine compared with standard laryngoscopy.

Tracheal Intubation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison of Different Video Laryngoscopes in a Manikin With Immobilized Cervical Spine

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Further study details as provided by University of Cologne:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • successful tracheal intubation [ Time Frame: max 5 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: August 2010
Study Completion Date: January 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Macintosh #3 Laryngoscope
Ambu Pentax AWS
Storz C-MAC


Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population



Inclusion Criteria:

  • anaesthesiologist
  • experienced in tracheal intubation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • missing experience in tracheal intubation
  • missing informed consent
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01210092

Department of Anaesthesiology and Postoperative Critical Care
Cologne, Germany, 50937
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cologne
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang A Wetsch, MD Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Cologne
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: J. Hinkelbein, PD Dr. med., University of Cologne Identifier: NCT01210092     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-182-2
Study First Received: September 27, 2010
Last Updated: September 21, 2011
Health Authority: Germany: Local Ethics Board processed this record on April 20, 2014