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Comparison of Airtraq Versus MacIntosh Intubation Via Nasal Approach

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2009 by Kliniken Essen-Mitte.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00847184
First Posted: February 19, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 19, 2009
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Information provided by:
Kliniken Essen-Mitte
  Purpose
Time, success rate, and number of optimising maneuvers for tracheal intubation via the nasal approach are not different when Aitraq technique is used compared to a standard MacIntosh blade.

Condition Intervention
Tracheal Intubation Device: Intubation Device: Airtraq

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Airtraq vs. MacIntosh Intubation Via Nasal Approach

Further study details as provided by Kliniken Essen-Mitte:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time for intubation [ Time Frame: 10 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Success rate for intubation [ Time Frame: 10 month ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: February 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1. Airtraq
Intubation with the use of the Airtraq technique
Device: Airtraq
Intubation with the use of the Airtraq technique
Other Name: Aitraq, Prodol Meditec S.A., Vizcaya, Spain
Active Comparator: 2. MacIntosh
Intubation using the standard MacIntosh blade
Device: Intubation
Intubation using the standard MacIntosh blade

Detailed Description:
One hundred adult patients with an expected easy intubation and 100 patients with an expected difficult intubation are enrolled. Intubations are performed by two experienced fully boarded anesthesiologists. The design of the study is prospective and randomised.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Scheduled for nasal intubation
  • Adult

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age under 18 years
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00847184


Locations
Germany
Prof. Dr. Harald Groeben Recruiting
Essen, Germany, 45136
Contact: Harald Groeben, M.D.    ##49 201 174 31109    h.groeben@kliniken-essen-mitte.de   
Principal Investigator: Harald Groeben, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kliniken Essen-Mitte
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Harald Groeben, M.D. Kliniken Essen-Mitte
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Prof. Dr. Harald Groeben, Kliniken Essen-Mitte
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00847184     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Airtraqnasal2009
First Submitted: February 11, 2009
First Posted: February 19, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 19, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Keywords provided by Kliniken Essen-Mitte:
nasal intubation
Aitraq
difficult intubation