We are updating the design of this site. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Indirect Laryngoscopy for Nasal Intubation

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00910156
First Posted: May 29, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2009
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
Information provided by:
General Hospital Linz
  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

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


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
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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
First Submitted: May 28, 2009
First Posted: May 29, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009