A comparative evaluation of Video Stylet and flexible fibre-optic bronchoscope in the performance of intubation in adult patients.
Indian J Anaesth 2017 Apr;61(4):321-325
Department of Anesthesiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Background And Aims: Video Stylet (VS) is a new intubating modality that provides real-time video of endotracheal intubation (ETI). This device does not need alignment of the oral, pharyngeal and tracheal axes to view glottis and can be used in patients with limited mouth opening. The aim of this study was to compare flexible fibre-optic (FO) bronchoscope with VS in elective surgical patients in apparently normal airway patients requiring oral ETI. Read More