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Video-laryngoscope With a Novel Video-stylet for Difficult Intubation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01215695
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 6, 2010
Results First Posted : July 27, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 8, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Single (Participant);   Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Condition: Difficult Endotracheal Intubation
Interventions: Device: aScope (Ambu Inc. 6740 Baymeadow Drive Glen Burnie, MD)
Device: Control

  Participant Flow

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups

Patients will be randomly assigned to having their ETT placed with use of a pre-formed stylet provided by the manufacturer of the GVL (control group)

Control: pre-formed stylet provided by the manufacturer of the GlideScope® video laryngoscope


Patients will be randomly assigned to either having their ETT placed with use of flexible, disposable tracheoscope (aScope, Ambu, Denmark) (intervention group).

aScope (Ambu Inc. 6740 Baymeadow Drive Glen Burnie, MD): The aScope is a flexible, disposable plastic tracheoscope that incorporates a high-resolution video camera with an LED light at its flexible tip and has attached monitor.

Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Control   Intervention   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 70   70   140 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 45  (13)   46  (14)   45  (13) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Female      37  52.9%      27  38.6%      64  45.7% 
Male      33  47.1%      43  61.4%      76  54.3% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   70   70   140 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Intubation Time   [ Time Frame: 120 seconds ]

2.  Secondary:   The Number of Intubation Attempts   [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]

3.  Secondary:   Neck Movement   [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]

4.  Secondary:   Laryngeal View Grade of 1 or 2   [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]

5.  Secondary:   Ease of Intubation   [ Time Frame: 2-4 hours after intubation ]

  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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  More Information

Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Rainer Lenhardt, MD
Organization: University Louisville
phone: 502-228-7517
e-mail: rainer.lenhardt@louisville.edu

Publications of Results:

Responsible Party: Rainer Lenhardt, University of Louisville
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01215695     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UofL IRB #10.0300
First Submitted: July 22, 2010
First Posted: October 6, 2010
Results First Submitted: April 9, 2017
Results First Posted: July 27, 2017
Last Update Posted: September 8, 2017