i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

A comprehensive list of all known published clinical evidence on the device

Fiberoptic-guided tracheal intubation through the i-gel supraglottic airway

Shimizu M, Yoshikawa N, Yagi Y, Tsumura Y, Kukida A, Hirakawa K, Hotta A, Nakamoto A, Ohira N, Tatekawa S. Masui. 2014 Aug;63(8):841-5

Bronchoscopic view through the i-gel was graded after insertion, whereupon tracheal intubation was performed and the i-gel removed. First attempt at intubation successful in all 52 patients.

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Fiberoptic-guided tracheal intubation through the i-gel supraglottic airway

Shimizu M, Yoshikawa N, Yagi Y, Tsumura Y, Kukida A, Hirakawa K, Hotta A, Nakamoto A, Ohira N, Tatekawa S. Masui. 2014 Aug;63(8):841-5

Bronchoscopic view through the i-gel was graded after insertion, whereupon tracheal intubation was performed and the i-gel removed. First attempt at intubation successful in all 52 patients.

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Supraglottic airway use by lifeguards

McKenna M, Davies M. Anaesthesia 2014; 69(8): 928

A response to the Adelborg et al study (Anaesthesia. 2014 Apr;69(4):343-7), questioning whether manikin simulation "adequately reproduces" the real-life anatomic difficulties experienced in drowning patients.

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Mucosal Erosion of the Cricoid Cartilage After the Use of an i-Gel Supraglottic Airway Device in a Patient with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis.

Schaer AC, Keel MJ, Dubach P, Greif R, Luyet C, Theiler L. A A Case Rep. 2014 Aug 15;3(4):45-7

Reported case on an 82-year-old patient with previously undiagnosed diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis of the cervical spine.

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