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Indirect Laryngoscopy for Nasal Intubation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00910156
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 29, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Intubation, Intratracheal Device: Airtraq laryngoscope Device: Glidescope laryngoscope Device: Macintosh laryngoscope Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Official Title: Indirect Versus Direct Laryngoscopy for Routine Nasotracheal Intubation: a Pilot Study
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Airtraq Device: Airtraq laryngoscope
Airtraq intubation
Active Comparator: Glidescope Device: Glidescope laryngoscope
glidescope intubation
Active Comparator: Macintosh Device: Macintosh laryngoscope
Macintosh intubation


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Intubation Difficulty Scale (IDS)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Posture of the intubator

Eligibility Criteria

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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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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
First Posted: May 29, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009