The LMA CTrach (TM) in morbidly obese and lean patients undergoing gynecological procedures: a comparative study


Yildiz T. S. , Ozdamar D. , Arslan I., Solak M., Toker K.

JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA, vol.24, pp.849-853, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00540-010-1022-2
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.849-853
  • Keywords: Airway, LMA CTrach, Obesity, Endotracheal intubation, INTUBATING LARYNGEAL MASK, DIFFICULT TRACHEAL INTUBATION, AIRWAY MANAGEMENT, AWAKE INTUBATION, LMA-CTRACH(TM), LARYNGOSCOPY, SYSTEM
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The tracheas of obese patients may be more difficult to intubate than those of normal-weight patients. The aim of this study was to compare the airway management quality in morbidly obese and lean patients with use of the LMA CTrach.