Assisted Intubation

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas Hemmerling, McGill University Health Center Identifier:
First received: March 8, 2011
Last updated: October 24, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
The study investigates assisted intubation using a videolaryngoscope in anesthesia.

Condition Intervention
Intubation Conditions
Other: Intubation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by McGill University Health Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Performance [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Success rate in % of intubation: Number of patients where 'assisted intubation' was successful

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Time to intubate: time in sec between insertion of scope into mouth and insertion of endotracheal tube through vocal cords

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients undergoing general anesthesia Other: Intubation
Intubation, endotracheal


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients undergoing general anesthesia with endotracheal intubation

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Easy airway assessment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Difficult airway
  • ASA 3
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01312155

Canada, Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G1A4
Sponsors and Collaborators
McGill University Health Center
Principal Investigator: Thomas Hemmerling, MD MUHC - McGill
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Thomas Hemmerling, Associate Professor, McGill University Health Center Identifier: NCT01312155     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-338
Study First Received: March 8, 2011
Last Updated: October 24, 2013
Health Authority: Canada: Ethics Review Committee

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