Airway protection and the laryngeal mask airway in sinus and nasal surgery.

@article{Kaplan2004AirwayPA,
  title={Airway protection and the laryngeal mask airway in sinus and nasal surgery.},
  author={Andrew S Kaplan and Gregory J Crosby and N Ghia Bhattacharyya},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2004},
  volume={114 4},
  pages={652-5}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The objective was to compare the laryngeal mask airway and endotracheal tube for airway protection from blood during sinonasal surgery. STUDY DESIGN Nonrandomized, controlled, prospective clinical trial. METHODS Patients scheduled to undergo sinonasal surgery (septoplasty and/or endoscopic sinus surgery) were prospectively enrolled and grouped according to type of airway during general anesthesia with choice of airway device based on the anesthesiologist's preference… CONTINUE READING

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