i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

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

A randomized controlled trial of the effect of preoperative dexmedetomidine on the half maximal effective concentration of propofol for successful i-gel insertion without muscle relaxants

Jang YE, Kim YC, Yoon HK, Jeon YT, Hwang JW, Kim E, Park HP. J Anesth. 2015 Jun;29(3):338-45

37 patients were randomly allocated to either a dexmedetomidine or control (saline) group. Authors conclude that preoperative dexmedetomidine reduced the EC50 of propofol.

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A randomized comparison between the i-gel™ and the air-Q™ supraglottic airways when used by anesthesiology trainees as conduits for tracheal intubation in children

Jagannathan N, Sohn L, Ramsey M, Huang A, Sawardekar A, Sequera-Ramos L, Kromrey L, De Oliveira GS. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Jun;62(6):587-94

96 children aged one month to six years were randomised into either i-gel or air-Q groups, with time to successful tracheal intubation the primary end point. Both served as effective conduit devices in this scenario.

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Airway management during cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Bernhard M, Benger JR. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2015 Jun;21(3):183-7

An evaluation of latest scientific evidence regarding airway management during in- and out-of-hospital CPR.

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