Comparison of laryngeal mask airway with tracheal tube for ophthalmic surgery in paediatric patients.

@article{Gulati2004ComparisonOL,
  title={Comparison of laryngeal mask airway with tracheal tube for ophthalmic surgery in paediatric patients.},
  author={Madhu Gulati and Medha Mohta and S. R. Ahuja and Vishwa Prakash Gupta},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2004},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={
          383-9
        }
}
This study of sixty ASA grade 1 or 2 children, aged 1 to 12 years, undergoing elective ophthalmic procedures, compared the use of the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) with that of an endotracheal tube. Changes in intraocular pressure and haemodynamic parameters, and intraoperative and postoperative complications were measured Patients were randomly allocated into two groups of 30 patients. In group 1, the airway was secured with an LMA and in group 2 with an endotracheal tube. A standard technique… CONTINUE READING

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