Tracheal intubation with the McGrath MAC X-blade videolaryngoscope in morbidly obese and nonobese patients


Arslan Z. İ. , Yorukoglu H. U.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.49, no.5, pp.1540-1546, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1901-169
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1540-1546

Abstract

Background/aim: Increased body mass index (BMI) and neck circumference are the two independent predictors of difficult intubation. McGrath MAC X-Blade is a videolaryngoscope specifically designed for difficult intubations.