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The LMA CTrach in airway resuscitation: six case reports.
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PMID:  16978313     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report six patients with unexpected difficult airways who underwent tracheal intubation using the Laryngeal Mask Airway CTrach. All these patients had failed orotracheal intubation using direct laryngoscopy and gum elastic bougie placement. Fibreoptic bronchoscopy failed in two of these patients due to blood and secretions in the airway. This report describes the successful use of this new intubating laryngeal mask in these cases, all of whom were intubated on the first attempt with this new device.
A J Goldman; W H Rosenblatt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-18     Completed Date:  2006-10-19     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  975-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Washington Medical Center, 1959 N. E. Pacific Street, Box 356540, Seattle, WA 98195, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Fiber Optic Technology
Intubation, Intratracheal / methods
Laryngeal Masks*
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Respiration, Artificial
Treatment Failure

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