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Comparison of GlideScope Videolaryngoscopy to Direct Laryngoscopy for Nasal Intubation

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00400972
First Posted: November 17, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2007
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Collaborator:
London Health Sciences Centre
Information provided by:
Lawson Health Research Institute
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether nasal intubation assisted by GlideScope videolaryngoscopy is faster, easier, and less traumatic than nasal intubation with conventional direct laryngoscopy.

Condition Intervention
Nasal Intubation Device: GlideScope videolaryngoscope

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of GlideScope Videolaryngoscopy to Direct Laryngoscopy for Nasal Intubation

Further study details as provided by Lawson Health Research Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • time to intubation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ease of intubation (VAS)
  • incidence of trauma
  • number of failures
  • severity of patient sore throat on post-operative day 1

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2007
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • any patient who is at least 18 years old
  • patient requires nasal intubation for surgical indications
  • operator has performed at least 10 prior GlideScope intubations (oral or nasal)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cervical spine abnormalities
  • known difficult airway
  • requires rapid sequence induction
  • any other patient in whom the attending anesthesiologist believes usage of the GlideScope is contraindicated
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00400972


Locations
Canada, Ontario
London Health Sciences Centre
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A5A5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lawson Health Research Institute
London Health Sciences Centre
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Philip M Jones, MD London Health Sciences Centre
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00400972     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R-06-467
HSREB 12719
First Submitted: November 15, 2006
First Posted: November 17, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

Keywords provided by Lawson Health Research Institute:
GlideScope
videolaryngoscopy
intubation
nasal
nasotracheal
laryngoscopy
anesthesia