i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

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

Use of i-gel for caesarean section with kyphoscoliosis

Gupta SL, Satya Prakash MV, Prabu G. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jul 10;2014

Patient presented for emergency caesarean section with scar tenderness. i-gel was inserted at the first attempt and there was no audible leak during ventilation.

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Use of i-gel for caesarean section with kyphoscoliosis

Gupta SL, Satya Prakash MV, Prabu G. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jul 10;2014

Patient presented for emergency caesarean section with scar tenderness. i-gel was inserted at the first attempt and there was no audible leak during ventilation.

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Airway rescue in a patient with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and impossible ventilation after induction of general anesthesia

Komasawa N, Kusunoki T, Soen M, Minami T. Masui. 2014 Jun;63(6):644-6

Success rescue ventilation of this patient after general anaesthesia. Manual ventilation became impossible and oropharyngeal airway did not improve situation - i-gel was immediately inserted giving sufficient ventilation as intubation was performed.

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Reverse technique for i-gel® supraglottic airway insertion

Sen I, Bhardwaj N, Latha YS. J Anaesth Clin Pharmacol 2013; 29: 128-9

Case reported of tongue folding during procedure on a 30-year-old woman. Usual insertion technique did not provide a patent airway, so the authors confirm they used a reverse technique - proving successful. Authors conclude the technique was atraumatic and may be a suitable back-up.

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