Stylet angulation of 70 degrees reduces the time to intubation with the GlideScope®: A prospective randomised trial

@inproceedings{Lee2018StyletAO,
  title={Stylet angulation of 70 degrees reduces the time to intubation with the GlideScope®: A prospective randomised trial},
  author={Yong-Cheol Lee and Jiwon Lee and Je-Do Son and Jae-Yoon Lee and Hyun-Chang Kim},
  booktitle={The Journal of international medical research},
  year={2018}
}
Objective The GlideScope® videolaryngoscope provides a good view of the glottis. However, directing and inserting an endotracheal tube is sometimes difficult during intubation with the GlideScope®. In this study, we compared two GlideScope® stylet angulations (90° vs. 70°) in terms of the time to intubation. Methods In total, 162 patients scheduled for elective surgery under general anaesthesia were randomly assigned to one of two groups. In the 90 group ( n = 79), a 90° stylet was used. In the… CONTINUE READING
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