i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

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

A comparison of fibreoptic-guided tracheal intubation through the Ambu ® Aura-i ™, the intubating laryngeal mask airway and the i-gel ™: a manikin study

de Lloyd LJ, Subash F, Wilkes AR, Hodzovic I. Anaesthesia. 2015 May;70(5):591-7

Thirty anaesthesists each performed two tracheal intubations through each device. i-gel was the quickest device, with no failed intubation reported, compared to six for the Aura-I.

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Tracheal Intubation via the i-gel and the Aintree Intubation Catheter in a Patient with Unexpected Difficult Intubation

Hashimoto Y, Takahashi K, Saito T, Asai T, Arai T, Okuda Y. Masui. 2015 May;64(5):534-6

Report of a successful case of a 64-year-old male difficult to intubate using a Macintosh laryngoscope, intubated via an i-gel.

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Nasopharyngeal airway as an aid to remove i-gel™ after endotracheal intubation through the device

Sen I, Bhardwaj N, Latha Y. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. 2014 Oct;30(4):572-3

Use of NPA to aid removal of i-gel was evaluated in 20 adult patients - in 17 the device was inserted at the first attempt. No complications such as gagging and laryngospasm were noted during insertion or removal of i-gel.

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Fiberoptic-guided tracheal intubation through the i-gel supraglottic airway

Shimizu M, Yoshikawa N, Yagi Y, Tsumura Y, Kukida A, Hirakawa K, Hotta A, Nakamoto A, Ohira N, Tatekawa S. Masui. 2014 Aug;63(8):841-5

Bronchoscopic view through the i-gel was graded after insertion, whereupon tracheal intubation was performed and the i-gel removed. First attempt at intubation successful in all 52 patients.

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Fiberoptic-guided tracheal intubation through the i-gel supraglottic airway

Shimizu M, Yoshikawa N, Yagi Y, Tsumura Y, Kukida A, Hirakawa K, Hotta A, Nakamoto A, Ohira N, Tatekawa S. Masui. 2014 Aug;63(8):841-5

Bronchoscopic view through the i-gel was graded after insertion, whereupon tracheal intubation was performed and the i-gel removed. First attempt at intubation successful in all 52 patients.

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