Airtraq Versus Standard Direct Laryngoscopy in the Pediatric Airway

I

IWK Health Centre

Status

Completed

Conditions

Endotracheal Intubation

Treatments

Device: Airtraq
Device: Direct Laryngoscopy

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00874016
Airtraq 4469

Details and patient eligibility

About

Time to intubate, view to glottic opening and success rate are not different when Airtraq technique is used compared to standard direct laryngoscopy in children.

Full description

50 children (age 5 years and 11 month or younger) with expected easy intubation, scheduled for elective surgery requiring endotracheal intubation are enrolled.

Enrollment

50 patients

Sex

All

Ages

Under 6 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • elective surgery requiring endotracheal intubation

Exclusion criteria

  • predicted difficult bag-mask ventilation
  • predicted difficult intubation
  • rapid sequence induction
  • emergency endotracheal intubation
  • hemodynamic instability
  • emergency surgery
  • non-english speaking caregivers/parents

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Double Blind

50 participants in 2 patient groups

Airtraq
Active Comparator group
Description:
Intubation with the use of the Airtraq
Treatment:
Device: Airtraq
Direct Laryngoscopy
Active Comparator group
Description:
Intubation using direct laryngoscopy
Treatment:
Device: Direct Laryngoscopy

Trial contacts and locations

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