i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

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

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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Management of a transbronchial cryobiopsy using the i-gel® airway and the Arndt endobronchial blocker

Sastre JA, Cordovilla R, Jiménez MF, López T. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Sep;61(9):886-8

Letter indicating that use of the i-gel provides an optimum conduit for performing this technique and allows for control of bleeding complications when used with the Arndt blocker.

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Randomized prospective trial comparing two supraglottic airway devices: i-gel™ and LMA-Supreme™ in paralyzed patients

Joly N, Poulin LP, Tanoubi I, Drolet P, Donati F, St-Pierre P. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Sep;61(9):794-800

100 patients were randomised between the two device groups, with 92% inserted successfully in both. i-gel recorded a shorter insertion time and higher incidence of complete vocal chord visualisation.

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