A comparative study on the efficacy and cardiovascular response generated by macintosh and pentax-AWS video laryngoscopic endotracheal intubation methods.

@article{Cha2009ACS,
  title={A comparative study on the efficacy and cardiovascular response generated by macintosh and pentax-AWS video laryngoscopic endotracheal intubation methods.},
  author={Su Man Cha and Hyun Kang and Chong Wha Baek and Jung Won Park and Yong Hun Jung},
  journal={Korean journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={
          146-150
        }
}
BACKGROUND The Pentax-AWS is a newly developed rigid video laryngoscope. In comparison to the Macintosh laryngoscope, it offers a significantly improved laryngeal view and facilitates endotracheal intubation. The present study was performed to compare the general efficiency and the cardiovascular responses generated by Macintosh and Pentax-AWS systems during endotracheal intubation. METHODS This study included 120 patients with American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status class… CONTINUE READING
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