i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

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

i-gel: a new supraglottic device for effective resuscitation of a very low birthweight infant with Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Galderisi A, De Bernardo G, Lorenzon E, Trevisanuto D. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Mar 25;2015

Successful report of an infant resuscitated at birth using a size 1 i-gel, positioned by a trainee paediatrician at first attempt, after failed face-mask ventilation.

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Easy airway management using the i-gel™ supraglottic airway in a patient with Treacher Collins syndrome

Soh J, Shin HW, Choi SU, Lim CH, Lee HW. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2014 Dec;67(Suppl):S17-8

Case report of failed fibreoptic intubation and videolaryngoscope on a 25-year-old male with TCS who had undergone emergency abdominal surgery. i-gel was used instead and was inserted on first attempt and the airway successully maintained.

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Perioperative management of an obese patient complicated with sleep apnea syndrome (SAS) undergoing awake craniotomy

Komayama N, Kamata K, Maruyama T, Nitta M, Muragaki Y, Ozaki M. Masui. 2014 Oct;63(10):1117-21

In this case, the patient was anaesthetised using the i-gel until the dura was opened, whereupon anaesthesia stopped and the i-gel removed.

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i-gel and facemask combination for impossible ventilation

Matsunami S, Komasawa N, Minami T. J Clin Anesth. 2014 Sep;26(6):509-10

Case report of an obese patient with difficult airway inserted with an i-gel following failed facemask ventilation. After using a combination of I-gel and facemask ventilation improved sufficiently due to device's fit to the larynx.

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