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Bougie assisted endotracheal intubation using the Air-Q™ Intubating Laryngeal Airway: A prospective randomized clinical study

Research paper by Reham S. Ebied, Mohamed Z. Ali, Hanan F. Khafagy, Yasser M. Samhan

Indexed on: 13 Nov '16Published on: 11 Nov '16Published in: Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia



Abstract

Air-Q™ Intubating Laryngeal Airway is an extraglottic airway device used as a primary airway tool or as an adjunct to tracheal intubation. The bougie is a simple flexible device that might increase the success rate of endotracheal intubation either blindly or through a supraglottic device. We hypothesized that using bougie guided intubation through air-Q™ can improve the success rate with minimal complications.

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