Comparison of the I-gel laryngeal mask airway with the LMA-supreme for airway management in patients undergoing elective lumbar vertebral surgery.

@article{Kang2015ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the I-gel laryngeal mask airway with the LMA-supreme for airway management in patients undergoing elective lumbar vertebral surgery.},
  author={Fang Kang and Juan Li and Xiaoqing Chai and Jingui Yu and Huaming Zhang and Chaoliang Tang},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={37-41}
}
BACKGROUND The single-use supreme-laryngeal mask airway (LMA) [corrected] has been reported to be suitable for airway management in the prone position. However, there are a limited number of cases using the I-gel in the prone position. In this study, we compared the clinical use of the 2 devices in adult patients undergoing elective lumbar vertebral surgery in the prone position. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred and sixty-four consecutive patients scheduled for lumbar surgery in the prone… CONTINUE READING
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