The LMA-Supreme™ as an intubation conduit in patients with known difficult airways: a prospective evaluation study.

BACKGROUND Many extraglottic airway devices allow the direct passage of an adult-sized tracheal tube, but this is not possible with the LMA-Supreme(TM) . We evaluated the feasibility of using the LMA-Supreme(TM) as a conduit for intubation in patients with known difficult airways. METHODS Sixty-eight adult patients, with preoperative predictors of… (More)