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Comparison of laryngeal mask airway supremeTM as non-inflatable cuff device and self-pressurized air-QTM in children: Randomized controlled non-inferiority study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Mar;98(10):e14746

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea.

Background: Supraglottic airway (SGA) device with non-inflatable cuff reduce the airway complications associated with cuff hyperinflation. The aim of the study is to determine whether the default setting of Supreme is as effective as the non-inflatable cuff devices. The oropharyngeal leak pressure was measured and compared between the Supreme and Air-Q, a typical non-inflatable cuff device. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014746DOI Listing
March 2019
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The optimal bolus dose of sufentanil for satisfactory laryngeal mask airway (LMA) insertion conditions in chinese pediatric patients: A prospective double-blind randomized controlled trial (CONSORT).

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Mar;98(10):e14711

Background: This study aimed to estimate the optimal dose of sufentanil, coadministered with 2.5 mg/kg propofol, for satisfactory laryngeal mask airway (LMA) insertion conditions in Chinese children and to determine the optimal bolus dose.

Methods: Seventy-five Chinese children aged 2 to 6 years with the American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status I or II, undergoing elective minor surgery were recruited. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014711DOI Listing

Bag-Mask Ventilation during Tracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults.

N Engl J Med 2019 02 18;380(9):811-821. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

From the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine (J.D.C., R.M.B., B.E.H., M.G.L., A.H.T., T.W.R., M.W.S.), and the Department of Emergency Medicine (W.H.S.), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville; the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Allergy and Immunology (D.R.J.), and the Section of Emergency Medicine (D.J.V.), Louisiana State University School of Medicine-New Orleans, and the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Ochsner Health System (D.J.V., K.M.D.) - both in New Orleans; the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham (D.W.R., A.N.Z., S.G.); and the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (A.M.J.) and the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care (I.B.), University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Background: Hypoxemia is the most common complication during tracheal intubation of critically ill adults and may increase the risk of cardiac arrest and death. Whether positive-pressure ventilation with a bag-mask device (bag-mask ventilation) during tracheal intubation of critically ill adults prevents hypoxemia without increasing the risk of aspiration remains controversial.

Methods: In a multicenter, randomized trial conducted in seven intensive care units in the United States, we randomly assigned adults undergoing tracheal intubation to receive either ventilation with a bag-mask device or no ventilation between induction and laryngoscopy. Read More

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa1812405
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1812405DOI Listing
February 2019
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The role of flexible bronchoscopy accomplished through a laryngeal mask airway in the treatment of tracheobronchial foreign bodies in children.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2019 Feb 6;117:194-197. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University, Faculty of Medicine, Mugla, Turkey.

Introduction: We here present our experience with children who underwent flexible bronchoscopy for removal of inhaled tracheobronchial foreign bodies under general anesthesia via a laryngeal mask airway (LMA).

Materials And Methods: A total of 24 (16 male and 8 female, mean age: 30.75 ± 29. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01655876183060
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.12.006DOI Listing
February 2019
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Laryngeal mask airway as a rescue device for failed endotracheal intubation during scene-to-hospital air transport of combat casualties.

Authors:
Itai Shavit

Eur J Emerg Med 2019 02;26(1):73-74

Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000583DOI Listing
February 2019
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Laryngeal mask airway as a rescue device for failed endotracheal intubation.

Authors:
Mark C Kendall

Eur J Emerg Med 2019 02;26(1):73

Department of Anesthesiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000584DOI Listing
February 2019
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[Feasibility of supraglottic tracheal tube ventilation during painless fiberbronchoscopy].

Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 2018 Dec;98(46):3767-3772

Department of Anesthesiology, Affiliated Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310006, China.

To evaluate the feasibility and safety of supraglottic tracheal tube ventilation by comparing with modified laryngeal mask airway ventilation during painless fiberbronchoscopy. This was a prospective study. Twenty-eight patients undergoing painless fiberbronchoscopy in Hangzhou First People's Hospital were randomly divided into 2 groups(=14): supraglottic tracheal tube ventilation(group A) and modified laryngeal mask airway(group B). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0376-2491.2018.46.009DOI Listing
December 2018

Fibreoptic-guided tracheal intubation through i-gel and LMA Protector supraglottic airway devices - a randomised comparison.

Anaesthesia 2019 Feb 22;74(2):203-210. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Fibreoptic-guided tracheal intubation using a supraglottic airway device as a conduit is a technique that can be used in anticipated and unanticipated difficult airway management. Although the i-gel supraglottic airway device has been examined for this purpose, the LMA Protector , a recently introduced second-generation supraglottic airway device, has not been evaluated for this use in clinical trials. This prospective, randomised clinical trial compared fibreoptic-guided tracheal intubation via i-gel and LMA Protector supraglottic airway devices in two UK hospitals. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/anae.14475DOI Listing
February 2019

Use of the LMA® Gastro™ Airway, a novel dual channel laryngeal mask airway, for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a report of two cases.

Anaesth Intensive Care 2018 Nov;46(6):632

Director, Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania.

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November 2018
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AuraGain and i-Gel laryngeal masks in general anesthesia for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Performance characteristics and effects on hemodynamics.

Saudi Med J 2018 Nov;39(11):1082-1089

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Yuksek Ihtisas Research and Educational Hospital, Health Sciences University, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail.

Objectives:   To evaluate and compare the performances of new types of supraglottic airway devices (SADs) with endotracheal intubation regarding their ease of insertions, perioperative complications, and effects on hemodynamic parameters and peak airway pressures in laparascopic cholecystectomy (LC).  Methods: One hundred and fourteen patients with ASA 1-2 physical status scheduled for elective LC were recruited for this prospective randomized controlled trial. The study was completed between January  2016 and January 2017 in Adiyaman University Research and Educational Hospital, Adiyaman, Turkey. Read More

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https://smj.org.sa/index.php/smj/article/view/smj.2018.11.22
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http://dx.doi.org/10.15537/smj.2018.11.22346DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6274663PMC
November 2018
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Application of lower limb nerve block combined with slow induction of light general anesthesia and tracheal induction in elderly hip surgery.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Oct;97(40):e12581

Department of Anesthesiology, People's Hospital of Danyang, Jiangsu, China.

Background: This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of lower limb nerve block combined with slow induction of light general anesthesia and tracheal intubation in hip surgery in the elderly.

Methods: Thirty elderly patients who underwent hip surgery under the lower limb nerve block were randomly divided into 2 groups: slow induction of light general anesthesia and tracheal intubation group (group M), and laryngeal mask light general anesthesia group (group H). After undergoing total intravenous anesthesia without muscle relaxants, all patients received sciatic nerve, lumbar plexus, and paravertebral nerve blocks. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012581DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6200549PMC
October 2018
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Supraglottic airway devices in difficult airway management: a retrospective cohort study of 658,104 general anaesthetics registered in the Danish Anaesthesia Database.

Anaesthesia 2019 Feb 4;74(2):151-157. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Indications for using supraglottic airway devices have widened over time and they now hold a prominent role in guidelines for difficult airway management. We aimed to describe the use of supraglottic airway devices in difficult airway management. We included adult patients undergoing general anaesthesia registered in the Danish Anaesthesia Database from 2008 to 2012 whose airway management had been recorded as difficult, defined as: ≥ 3 tracheal intubation attempts; failed tracheal intubation; or difficult facemask ventilation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/anae.14443DOI Listing
February 2019
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LMA Protector™ Airway: first experience with a new second generation laryngeal mask.

Minerva Anestesiol 2019 Jan 10;85(1):45-52. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Department for Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, and Pain Management, Giessen and Marburg University Hospital, Campus Giessen, Giessen, Germany.

Background: The LMA Protector™ Airway (The Laryngeal Mask Company Ltd., Teleflex Incorporated, Athlone, Ireland) is a new supraglottic airway promising a better seal, an improved drainage of gastric secretions and the opportunity of a simplified fiberscopy-guided tracheal intubation. The aim of this study was to present a primary evaluation of the LMA Protector in a clinical setting. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0375-9393.18.12421-7DOI Listing
January 2019
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A randomised controlled trial comparing fibreoptic-guided tracheal intubation through two supraglottic devices: Ambu® AuraGain™ laryngeal mask and LMA® Fastrach™.

Anaesth Intensive Care 2018 Sep;46(5):474-479

Clinical Professor, University of Melbourne; Melbourne, Victoria.

The Ambu®AuraGain™ laryngeal mask (LM) (Ambu A/S, Ballerup, Denmark) is one of the few readily available second-generation supraglottic airway devices (SADs) that offer a conduit for fibreoptic-guided endotracheal intubation. We aimed to compare fibreoptic intubation through this device with the LMA® (laryngeal mask airway) Fastrach™ (Teleflex Medical, Co. Westmeath, Ireland), which has been a recommended dedicated rescue device for the management of the unanticipated difficult airway. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0310057X1804600508DOI Listing
September 2018
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Supraglottic check of tracheal tube position after fibreoptic intubation.

Authors:
A J Wickham T Rope

Anaesthesia 2018 Aug;73(8):1040-1041

Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/anae.14365DOI Listing
August 2018
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Introduction of laryngeal mask airway in Japan, and its rescue use for newborns.

Pediatr Int 2018 Oct;60(10):954-956

Department of Pediatrics, Kitano Hospital, Tazuke Kofukai Medical Research Institute, Osaka, Japan.

Background: In neonatal resuscitation, laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is recommended when both face mask ventilation and endotracheal intubation fail. Experience of LMA among obstetricians, nurses and midwives in Japan, however, is limited. The aims of the present study were to (i) offer an LMA training course to professionals dealing with low-risk pregnancies at institutions across Japan; and (ii) assess the subsequent use and value of LMA at the participating institutions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ped.13670DOI Listing
October 2018
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Two Cases of Bilateral Vocal Fold Mobility Impairment After LMA Use In 7 Months.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2018 Sep 26;127(9):653-656. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

1 Department of Otolaryngology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA.

Objectives: To increase awareness of vocal fold mobility impairment secondary to laryngeal mask airway (LMA) use in the operating room.

Methods: We report 2 cases of bilateral vocal fold mobility impairment after LMA use within 7 months of each other. One patient is a 52-year-old female who developed this complication after orthopedic elbow surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003489418784061DOI Listing
September 2018
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[Effect of positive end-expiratory pressure on the cross-sectional area of the internal jugular vein and anatomic relationship between the internal jugular vein and the carotid artery in general anaesthesia of laryngeal mask airway].

Authors:
D X Fu B Lu J P Chen

Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 2018 Jul;98(26):2078-2082

Department of Anesthesiology, Ningbo NO.2 Hospital, Ningbo 315010, China.

To investigate the effect of positive end-expiratory pressure(PEEP) on the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the internal jugular vein (IJV) and anatomic relationship between the IJV and the common carotid artery (CCA) in general anaesthesia of laryngeal mask airway(LMA). Sixty American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Ⅰ or Ⅱ grade patients undergoing elective operation received general anaesthesia using LMA from May to November 2017, aged 20-65, were included in this study and randomly divided into 4 groups: group P0 (PEEP: 0 cmH(2)O), group P5 (PEEP: 5 cmH(2)O), group P10 (PEEP: 10 cmH(2)O), group P15 (PEEP: 15 cmH(2)O). Following the induction of anesthesia, LMA was inserted, and mechanical ventilation was started while the right cervical vessels was imaged by ultrasonography after applying 4 different PEEPs in random order. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0376-2491.2018.26.004DOI Listing
July 2018
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Postoperative diffuse alveolar haemorrhage: insidious negative pressure or sevoflurane induced?

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Jul 10;2018. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Respiratory Medicine, St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, UK.

Negative pressure pulmonary oedema is well described in the literature as an uncommon but recognised complication of general anaesthe sia; negative pressure diffuse alveolar haemorrhage is a rarer consequence. We report a case of massive haemoptysis following elective general anaesthesia using a laryngeal mask airway device and sevoflurane anaesthetic maintenance. The patient had no obvious signs of laryngospasm or other cause of upper airway obstruction perioperatively. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-222010DOI Listing
July 2018
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Postoperative Airway Obstruction in a Low Resource Setting: A Case Report.

A A Pract 2018 Aug;11(4):112-113

Department of Surgery, Kibuye Hope Hospital, Burundi, East Africa.

A 2-month-old girl with abnormal facial features and malnutrition presented for placement of a gastrostomy tube. The surgery was performed under general anesthesia using a laryngeal mask airway (LMA); however, after removal of the LMA, the patient had recurrent airway collapse, requiring repeated insertion of the LMA. The authors describe the management of this problem with the use of a tongue suture and anterior traction in the postoperative period in a resource-limited setting. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000000833DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6085126PMC
August 2018
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Safety Comparison of Laryngeal Mask Use With Endotracheal Intubation in Patients Undergoing Dacryocystorhinostomy Surgery.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Jul/Aug;34(4):324-328

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Purpose: This study will determine the safety of laryngeal mask airway (LMA) compared with endotracheal tube (ETT) in patients undergoing general anesthesia for dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) surgery.

Methods: In this retrospective cohort study, intraoperative and postoperative outcomes of patients who underwent DCR at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital using either LMA or ETT were compared.

Results: Over a period of 52 months, 429 patients underwent external DCR surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000000969DOI Listing
August 2018
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Supraglottic airway device versus a channeled or non-channeled blade-type videolaryngoscope for accidental extubation in the prone position: A randomized crossover manikin study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Jun;97(25):e11190

Department of Anesthesiology, Mizonokuchi Hospital, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Kawasaki.

Background: It is very rare but challenging to perform emergency airway management for accidental extubation in a patient whose head and neck are fixed in the prone position when urgently turning the patient to the supine position would be unsafe. The authors hypothesized that tracheal intubation with a videolaryngoscope would allow effective airway rescue in this situation compared with a supraglottic airway device and designed a randomized crossover manikin study to test this hypothesis.

Methods: The authors compared airway rescue performances of the 3 devices-the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (PLMA; Teleflex Medical, Westmeath, Ireland) as a reference; the Pentax AWS (AWS; Nihon Kohden, Tokyo, Japan) as a channeled blade-type videolaryngoscope; and the McGRATH videolaryngoscope (McGRATH; Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN) as a nonchanneled blade type in a manikin fixed to the operating table in the prone position. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00005792-201806220-0007
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000011190DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6023683PMC
June 2018
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Successful case of perioperative management with i-gel during a case of wide-awake hand surgery.

Authors:
Hironobu Ueshima

J Clin Anesth 2018 09 12;49:73. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

Department of Anesthesiology, Showa University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinane.2018.06.017DOI Listing
September 2018
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Are the King LTS Laryngeal Tube and the Ambu AuraOnce Laryngeal Mask Useful Airway Adjuncts for Military Medics?

J Spec Oper Med Summer 2018;18(2):90-96

Background: Airway management is a critical skill that may be essential in the battlefield. The aim of this study was to determine if combat life savers and medics with no or limited clinical experience could provide airway control using the disposable laryngeal suction tube (LTS-D) and the Ambu® AuraOnce ™ disposable laryngeal mask (LMA).

Methods: Eight military medics with limited clinical experience and no airway management experience secured the airway on 19 intrahospital anesthetized patients using the LTS-D and the LMA. Read More

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October 2018
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Reducing laryngeal mask airway cuff pressure: A quality improvement project.

Paediatr Anaesth 2018 06;28(6):568-569

Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pan.13375DOI Listing
June 2018
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An in vitro analysis of the dead space in 5 supraglottic airway devices intended for use in small children and infants.

Paediatr Anaesth 2018 06;28(6):570-572

Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pan.13382DOI Listing
June 2018
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Unique Challenges to the Approach and Management of Pediatric Headscarf Pin Aspiration.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2018 Oct 6;28(10):1243-1247. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

1 Department of General Surgery and Urology, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdullah University Hospital, Jordan University of Science and Technology , Irbid, Jordan .

Background: Headscarf use is becoming more common throughout the world. Many articles describe the problem of aspirated headscarf pins but few if any give technical details for retrieval or innovative methods of removal if traditional bronchoscopy fails particularly in the pediatric population. Herein, we describe our method of deep sedation with laryngeal mask airway (LMA) and flexible bronchoscopy (FB) and retrieval with a stepwise algorithm if traditional FB fails. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2018.0101DOI Listing
October 2018
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Comparison of ventilation effectiveness of the bag valve mask and the LMA Air-Q SP in nurses during simulated CPR.

Pol Merkur Lekarski 2018 May;44(263):223-226

Medical University of Łódź, Poland: Chair of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care.

In a case of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in a health facility there is a procedure to summon a resuscitation team. Nurses are obliged to begin cardiopulmonary resuscitation with chest compressions and implement ventilation using the bag valve mask of 30:2 compressionventilation ratio. Nurses are not allowed to implement methods of advanced airway management. Read More

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May 2018
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[Impacts of different methods in laryngeal mask airway positioning on the airway management of elderly patients with general anesthesia].

Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 2018 May;98(18):1424-1429

Department of Anesthesiology, Yuyao People's Hospital of Zhejiang Province, Yuyao 315400, China.

By observing the clinical effect of ultrasound, fiberoptic bronchoscopy and traditional standard in positioning the general anesthesia of laryngeal mask ventilation in elderly patients, the superiority of laryngeal mask positioning with visualization technique of ultrasound and fiberoptic bronchoscope on airway management in elderly patients with general anesthesia was analyzed. One hundred and twenty cases of elderly patients with general anesthesia of laryngeal mask ventilation from the People's Hospital of Yuyao city from October 2016 to October 2017 were selected and randomly divided into 3 groups(=40)according to American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) grading criteria Ⅰ-Ⅲ. Group A: traditional standard positioning laryngeal mask group. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0376-2491.2018.18.011DOI Listing
May 2018
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Achieving Full Neurological Recovery in Snakebite using Best Supportive Care.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 May 14;2018. Epub 2018 May 14.

Magbenteh Community Hospital, Makeni, Sierra Leone.

A 29-year-old woman presented to a community hospital in Sierra Leone 2 hours after being bitten by an unknown snake. On arrival, she was agitated though alert, however deteriorated into respiratory arrest. There was no local availability of antivenom. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-223765DOI Listing
May 2018
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Desaturation times between dogs preoxygenated via face mask or flow-by technique before induction of anesthesia.

Vet Anaesth Analg 2018 Jul 10;45(4):452-458. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Objective: To compare time to desaturation after induction of anesthesia following administration of oxygen via face mask or flow-by for 3 minutes.

Study Design: Randomized crossover study.

Animals: A group of six healthy adult dogs weighing 15. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2018.03.004DOI Listing
July 2018
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Safety of anesthesia for children with mucopolysaccharidoses: A retrospective analysis of 54 patients.

Paediatr Anaesth 2018 05 23;28(5):436-442. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Department of Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy.

Background: Complications are common during anesthesia for patients with mucopolysaccharidoses. San Gerardo Hospital (Italy) is a reference center for mucopolysaccharidoses with a dedicated pediatric anesthesia service.

Aims: This study aims to evaluate the safety of anesthesia for mucopolysaccharidoses patients, describe their anesthetic management at our institution, and assess risk factors for complications. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pan.13379DOI Listing
May 2018
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Response to 'The use of laryngeal mask airway for adenoidectomy'.

Authors:
Lee P Smith

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 06 30;109:186. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

Cohen Children's Medical Center, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, 430 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11042, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.03.033DOI Listing
June 2018
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The use of laryngeal mask airway for adenoidectomy.

Authors:
Fatma Caylakli

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 06 4;109:185. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Baskent University School of Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department, Ankara, Turkey. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01655876183016
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.03.034DOI Listing
June 2018
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Oropharyngeal Stenosis Leading to an Unanticipated Difficult Airway in a Patient After Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

A A Pract 2018 Sep;11(5):124-127

From the Departments of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.

Oropharyngeal stenosis can manifest as a rare complication after surgery for obstructive sleep apnea or tonsillectomy. Scar tissue formation from oropharyngeal stenosis may impede tracheal intubation or laryngeal mask airway insertion. We report the case of an asymptomatic adult woman found to have oropharyngeal stenosis after induction of anesthesia and discuss the management of this challenging scenario. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000000758DOI Listing
September 2018
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Performance and skill retention of five supraglottic airway devices for the pediatric difficult airway in a manikin.

Eur J Pediatr 2018 Jun 5;177(6):871-878. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

Department of Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18-20, 1090, Vienna, Austria.

Supraglottic airway devices (SADs) have been introduced to assist medical professionals in emergency situations with limited experience in securing airways via conventional endotracheal intubation (ETI). Literature on the use of SADs for securing an airway during pediatric critical settings is scarce, and there is a lack of studies comparing different SADs to each other and to conventional ETI. We conducted a study comparing five different SADs to ETI with regard to success rate, time to first ventilation, and personal rating in a pediatric manikin under simulated physiologic and pathologic airway conditions in 41 pediatricians of varying clinical experience and training. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00431-018-3134-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5958163PMC
June 2018
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Corrected QT interval prolongation during anesthetic induction for laryngeal mask airway insertion with or without cisatracurium.

J Int Med Res 2018 May 27;46(5):1990-2000. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

1 Department of Anesthesiology, The 377382 First Hospital of Jilin University , Changchun, Jilin 130021, China.

Objective This study was performed to observe the occurrence of corrected QT (QTc) interval prolongation during anesthetic induction for laryngeal mask airway insertion and the effects of cisatracurium administration on the QTc interval. Methods Eighty-eight patients were assigned to two groups: the cisatracurium administration group (n = 45) and non-cisatracurium administration group (n = 43). The QTc interval was continuously recorded by a 12-lead Holter electrocardiogram beginning in the hospital ward and continuing until after anesthetic induction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0300060518764185DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991250PMC
May 2018
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Epiglottis folding double with supraglottic airway devices.

Br J Anaesth 2018 04 12;120(4):884-885. Epub 2018 Feb 12.

Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2018.01.015DOI Listing
April 2018
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Laryngeal mask airway and transient hypercapnic hyperpnea for video-endoscopic assessment of unilateral laryngeal paralysis in dogs.

Vet Surg 2018 May 23;47(4):543-548. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Objective: To evaluate the ability to assess laryngeal function and to diagnose unilateral laryngeal paralysis (uLP) via airway endoscopy and carbon dioxide (CO ) stimulation.

Study Design: Experimental study.

Animals: Six healthy, adult beagles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12784DOI Listing
May 2018
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Predictive risk factors of failed laryngeal mask airway insertion at first attempt.

J Int Med Res 2018 May 23;46(5):1973-1981. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Department of Anesthesiology, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing, P.R. China.

Objectives A failed first attempt at laryngeal mask airway (LMA) insertion could increase the risk of laryngospasm, hypoxemia, and postoperative sore throat. This study was performed to investigate the risk factors for failed first-attempt LMA placement. Methods In total, 461 patients who underwent general anesthesia with a Supreme LMA (Teleflex Medical, Shanghai, China) and who had an American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status of I to III were prospectively enrolled. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0300060518762666DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991247PMC
May 2018
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Success rates of pre-hospital difficult airway management: a quality control study evaluating an in-hospital training program.

Int J Emerg Med 2018 Mar 16;11(1):19. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.

Background: Competence in emergency airway management is key in order to improve patient safety and outcome. The scope of compulsory training for emergency physicians or paramedics is quite limited, especially in Austria. The purpose of this study was to review the difficult airway management performance of an emergency medical service (EMS) in a region that has implemented a more thorough training program than current regulations require, comprising 3 months of initial training and supervised emergency practice and 3 days/month of on-going in-hospital training as previously reported. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12245-018-0178-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5856681PMC
March 2018
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Laryngeal mask airway versus bag-mask ventilation or endotracheal intubation for neonatal resuscitation.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 03 15;3:CD003314. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Northern Alberta Neonatal Program, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5H 3V9.

Background: Providing effective positive pressure ventilation is considered to be the single most important component of successful neonatal resuscitation. Ventilation is frequently initiated manually with bag and face mask (BMV) followed by endotracheal intubation if respiratory depression continues. These techniques may be difficult to perform successfully resulting in prolonged resuscitation or neonatal asphyxia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD003314.pub3DOI Listing
March 2018
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Effectiveness and Safety of a Novel Approach for Management of Patients with Potential Difficult Mask Ventilation and Tracheal Intubation: A Multi-center Randomized Trial.

Chin Med J (Engl) 2018 Mar;131(6):631-637

Department of Anesthesiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, China.

Background:: Patients with potential difficult mask ventilation (DV) and difficult intubation (DI) are often managed with awake intubation, which can be stressful for patients and anesthesiologists. This prospective randomized study evaluated a new approach, fast difficult airway evaluation (FDAE). We hypothesized that the FDAE approach would reduce the need for awake intubation. Read More

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http://www.cmj.org/text.asp?2018/131/6/631/226897
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0366-6999.226897DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5865306PMC
March 2018
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[Application of sevoflurane and laryngeal mask in cesarean section in women with heart disease].

Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 2018 Feb;38(2):229-233

Department of Anesthesiology, Guangdong Cardiovascular Institute, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou 510080, China. E-mail:

Objective: To compare the safety of sevoflurane anesthesia with laryngeal mask and tracheal intubation in cesarean section in women with heart disease.

Methods: Fifty-two pregnant women with heart diseases undergoing cesarean section were randomized into laryngeal mask (LAM) group and tracheal intubation group. In LAM group, 6% sevoflurane was given at the rate of 6 L/min for induction with a maintenance sevoflurane concentration of 3%. Read More

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February 2018
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The use of laryngeal mask airway for adenoidectomy.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Apr 31;107:42-44. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, 500 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549, USA; Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, 430 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11042, USA. Electronic address:

Objectives: Airway management during adenoidectomy is traditionally performed through endotracheal intubation (ETT). Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) may be less stimulating to the airway and allow for shorter overall operating room time. Previous studies report LMA use during adenotonsillectomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.01.034DOI Listing
April 2018
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Effect of Bag-Mask Ventilation vs Endotracheal Intubation During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Neurological Outcome After Out-of-Hospital Cardiorespiratory Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA 2018 02;319(8):779-787

AP-HP, SAMU 93, Hôpital Avicenne, Inserm U942, Bobigny, France.

Importance: Bag-mask ventilation (BMV) is a less complex technique than endotracheal intubation (ETI) for airway management during the advanced cardiac life support phase of cardiopulmonary resuscitation of patients with out-of-hospital cardiorespiratory arrest. It has been reported as superior in terms of survival.

Objectives: To assess noninferiority of BMV vs ETI for advanced airway management with regard to survival with favorable neurological function at day 28. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.0156DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5838565PMC
February 2018
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[INJURY PREVENTION WHILE ENSURING THE AIRWAY DURING SURGERY IN THE NOSE AND SINUSES.]

Authors:
E V Ivlev E A Ruben

Anesteziol Reanimatol 2017 Sep;61:168-172

The Aim: A comparative analysis of the injuries of upper airways flexible reinforced laryngeal mask and endotracheal intubation by examining the stress response reaction of the cardiovascular system, as well as the frequency and variety of complications. Blood pressure, heart rate, glucose and cortisol, and complications of airway management in children were analyzed.

Methods: The influence of the method of airway management with surgery in nose and sinuses in children in the stress response, hemodynamics, injuries of the airway were studied. Read More

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September 2017
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Deep or awake removal of laryngeal mask airway in children at risk of respiratory adverse events undergoing tonsillectomy-a randomised controlled trial.

Br J Anaesth 2018 Mar 27;120(3):571-580. Epub 2018 Jan 27.

Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia; Medical School, Division of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Electronic address:

Background: Laryngeal mask airways (LMA) are widely used during tonsillectomies. Contrasting evidence exists regarding the timing of the removal and the risk of perioperative respiratory adverse events. We assessed whether the likelihood of perioperative respiratory adverse events is influenced by the timing of LMA removal in children with at least one risk factor for these events. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2017.11.094DOI Listing
March 2018
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Removal of a supraglottic airway in children with increased risk of respiratory complications: is timing of removal not important?

Br J Anaesth 2018 03 31;120(3):440-442. Epub 2017 Dec 31.

Department of Anesthesiology, Dokkyo Medical University, Saitama Medical Centre, Koshigaya, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2017.12.001DOI Listing
March 2018
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I-Gel versus laryngeal mask airway (LMA) classic as a conduit for tracheal intubation using ventilating bougie.

J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2017 Oct-Dec;33(4):467-472

Department of Anaesthesiology, Medical College and S.S.G. Hospital, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

Background And Aims: Supraglottic airways (SGAs) are generally used for airway management; but can also be used as a conduit for tracheal intubation. Our primary aim was to evaluate i-Gel and laryngeal mask airway (LMA) classic as conduits for tracheal intubation using ventilating bougie by assessing number of attempts and time for insertion of SGAs, ventilating bougie and endotracheal tube (ETT), and total intubation time.

Material And Methods: A randomized clinical trial was carried out in 58 patients requiring general anesthesia and endotracheal intubation for planned surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/joacp.JOACP_113_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5791259PMC
February 2018
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