Does a new videolaryngoscope (glidescope) provide better glottic exposure?

  title={Does a new videolaryngoscope (glidescope) provide better glottic exposure?},
  author={Wei-Ting Hsiao and Yi-Hsi Lin and Hong-Shan Wu and Chao-Liang Chen},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Taiwanica : official journal of the Taiwan Society of Anesthesiologists},
  volume={43 3},
BACKGROUND The GlideScope (Saturn Biomedical Systems Inc, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada) is a new videolaryngoscope designed as an alternative to the conventional laryngoscope. It was designed to facilitate glottic exposure during tracheal intubation. This study assessed the effectiveness of the GlideScope in providing glottic exposure. METHODS One hundred and three patients requiring general anesthesia for elective surgery were enrolled in this study. Under full monitoring, all patients… CONTINUE READING