i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

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

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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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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Editorial Comment: Mucosal Erosion of the Cricoid Cartilage After the Use of an i-Gel Supraglottic AirwayDevice in a Patient with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis AND Soft Palate Ulceration After Brief Use of an i-Gel Supraglottic Airway

Hagberg CA. A A Case Rep. 2014 Aug 15;3(4):51-2

Comment on two case reports by Schaer et al and de Graaff et al in which the importance of evaluating risk factors for difficult supraglottic airway use were highlighted. Author focuses on the importance of understanding recommended insertion techniques as part of greater knowledge of SADs.

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