i-gel® from Intersurgical: clinical evidence listing

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

I-gel assisted fiberoptic intubation in a child with Morquio's syndrome

Dhanger S, Adinarayanan S, Vinayagam S, Kumar MP. Saudi J Anaesth. 2015 Apr-Jun;9(2):217-9

Report of the successful use of i-gel guided fibreoptic intubation.

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A comparative study of Laryngeal Mask Airway size 1 vs. i-gel size 1 in infants undergoing daycare procedures

Pant D, Koul A, Sharma B, Sood J. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Apr;25(4):386-91

Forty children 2-5kg in body weight were allocated to either i-gel or LMA Classic groups, with oropharyngeal seal pressure the primary outcome measured. Results showed that i-gel OSP was higher and statistically significant.

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An evaluation of the I-gel supraglottic airway in 70 pediatric patients

Yeoh TY, Chan KB, Yeo LS, Liu EH, Pan TL. J Anesth. 2015 Apr;29(2):295-8

An evaluation of 70 children undergoing general anaesthesia, with insertion time, leak pressure and gastric tube insertion among the results. Overall insertion success was 96%.

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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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Performance of size 1 I-gel compared with size 1 ProSeal laryngeal mask in anesthetized infants and neonates

Kayhan GE, Begec Z, Sanli M, Gedik E, Durmus M. ScientificWorldJournal. 2015;2015:426186

50 patients were split between the two groups, with airway leak pressure the primary outcome measured. No significant differences were found here, however i-gel insertion time was shorter.

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