Cook TM, Kelly FE. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Oct;115(4):497-9
Editorial posing the question of whether the cLMA still has a place in 'modern airway practice or whether it is time to move on'. The authors highlight that with the choice of second-generation devices available, including i-gel, perhaps it is time to abandon the first-generation predecessors.
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Cook TM, Gatward JJ. Anaesthesia 2009; 64(11): 1262-1263
This letter is a response to Kushakovsky and Ahmad (2009 - see above) regarding the performance of the LMA Supreme®, LMA ProSealTM and i-gel® devices. The letter states that the i-gel® and ProSeal® have both been shown to vent gastric contents when they have good placement and oesophageal seal, but that this has not been studied in the LMA Supreme®. Only small studies comparing the LMA Supreme®, ProSeal and i-gel® are available, although these generally show comparable performance. The authors recommend further research with larger study populations.
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