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Indirect Laryngoscopy for Nasal Intubation

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
General Hospital Linz
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00910156
First received: May 28, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose
Comparison of ease and convenience of nasotracheal intubation with the use of the two indirect laryngoscopes, Airtraq or Glidescope, versus the traditionally used Macintosh laryngoscope.

Condition Intervention Phase
Intubation, Intratracheal Device: Airtraq laryngoscope Device: Glidescope laryngoscope Device: Macintosh laryngoscope Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Indirect Versus Direct Laryngoscopy for Routine Nasotracheal Intubation: a Pilot Study

Further study details as provided by General Hospital Linz:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Intubation Difficulty Scale (IDS)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Posture of the intubator

Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Airtraq Device: Airtraq laryngoscope
Airtraq intubation
Active Comparator: Glidescope Device: Glidescope laryngoscope
glidescope intubation
Active Comparator: Macintosh Device: Macintosh laryngoscope
Macintosh intubation

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • nasotracheal intubation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • anticipated difficult airway
  • risk factors for gastric aspiration
  • history of bleeding
  • relevant allergy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00910156

Locations
Austria
General Hospital Linz
Linz, Austria, 4020
Sponsors and Collaborators
General Hospital Linz
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00910156     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P01
Study First Received: May 28, 2009
Last Updated: May 28, 2009

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 22, 2017