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Comparison of Three Laryngoscope Blades for Orotracheal Intubation in the Operating Room (Laryngotest)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00876967
First Posted: April 7, 2009
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2010
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Information provided by:
University Hospital, Caen
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determinate if there is a difference in performance provided by three laryngoscope blades: plastic single use, metallic single use and metallic reusable blades.

Condition Intervention Phase
Intubation Device: metallic single use blade Device: plastic single use blade Device: metallic reusable blade Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Comparison of Performance of Three Laryngoscope Blades: Plastic Single Use, Metallic Single Use and Metallic Reusable Blades.

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Caen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • success of intubation at the first attempt [ Time Frame: immediately ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • quality of laryngeal exposition (Cormack and Lehanne modify grade) [ Time Frame: immediately ]
  • duration to success intubation [ Time Frame: immediately ]
  • Intubation difficult Scale [ Time Frame: Immediately ]
  • result of intubation procedure [ Time Frame: immediately ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1040
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
metallic single use blade
Device: metallic single use blade
metallic single use blade
Experimental: 2
plastic single use blade
Device: plastic single use blade
plastic single use blade
Active Comparator: 3
metallic reusable blade
Device: metallic reusable blade
metallic reusable blade

Detailed Description:

Primary outcome: success of intubation at the first attempt

Secondary outcomes: quality of laryngeal exposition (Cormack and Lehanne modify grade), duration to success intubation, Intubation difficult Scale and result of intubation procedure

  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:

  • patient age over 18 who need general anesthesia with orothracheal intubation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient age under 18 or major assist
  • presence of upper airway malformation or abnormality
  • cervical or facial trauma
  • previous difficult intubation known
  • no use of curare
  • Body Mass Index over 30kg/m2 if crush induction use
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00876967


Locations
France
University Hospital Caen
Caen, Basse-Normandie, France, 14000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Caen
Investigators
Study Director: HANOUZ Jean-Luc, PHD Anesthesiology critical care SAMU departement, University Hospital of Caen
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Hanouz JL PHD, University Hospital, Caen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00876967     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Laryngotest
N°ID RCB 2007-A00321-52
First Submitted: April 6, 2009
First Posted: April 7, 2009
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Caen:
anesthesiology
randomized
laryngoscope
intubation
laryngeal exposition
laryngoscope blades
plastic single use blade
metallic single use blade
metallic reusable blade
success to intubation at first attempt
Cormack and lehanne modify grade