Laryngoscope Prototype Tested Against the Traditional Macintosh Blade

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2006 by Herlev Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Herlev Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00378170
First received: September 18, 2006
Last updated: December 1, 2006
Last verified: November 2006

September 18, 2006
December 1, 2006
January 2006
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  • succes rate - immediate evaluation
  • difficulty - immediate evaluation
Same as current
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  • Cormack & Lehane grading
  • Time to intubate
  • Interincissor gap
  • vissible complication
Same as current
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Laryngoscope Prototype Tested Against the Traditional Macintosh Blade
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The primary objective is to evaluate a knewly developed blade (for intubating patients about to undergo surgery) and compare it to the traditional Macintosh blade

Intubation of patiens can be difficult, even impossible. It can result in different complications as damage to the teeth, lacerations of the mucosa, bleeding, fractures/luxations, hypoxia, hypercapnia, reflex bradycardia and in worst case braindamage and death.

The more difficult the intubation is the more frequent complicationrate. We believe to have developed a laryngoscopeblade that hopefully eases the intubationproces and thereby reduces the complicationrisk.

The patients included in this study is patients who are undergoing elective surgery requering intubation.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Anesthesia, Intravenous
Device: intubation of patients undergoing elective surgery
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
210
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • age over 18
  • ASA 1-III
  • Patients undergoing elective surgery requering intubation at KAS Herlev

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior difficult intubation indicating awake fiberoptic intubation
  • pathology in the airways predicting difficult intubation
  • columna cervicalis fractures
  • pregnancy
  • Requirement for Rapid sequence induction
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact: Ulrik Grevstad, MD +4525348390 basviola@get2net.dk
Contact: Ann Møller, MD +4544884488 annmo@herlevhosp.kbhamt.dk
Denmark
 
NCT00378170
Prototype vs Macintosh
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Herlev Hospital
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Study Director: Ann Møller, consultant
Herlev Hospital
November 2006

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