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Comparison of Glottic Exposure and Haemodynamic Response Using Macintosh and Flexitip Blades in Adult


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1 Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, India

Laryngoscopy forms an important part of general anesthesia and endotracheal intubation. To ease the process of intubation laryngoscopic blades of different shapes have been designed. The aim of this study is to evaluate the laryngoscopic view and haemodynamic response using conventional Macintosh blade and is compared with that obtained using Flexitip blade.

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Hemodynamic Response, Laryngoscopy, Intubation, Flexitip Laryngoscope, Macintosh Laryngoscope.
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  • Comparison of Glottic Exposure and Haemodynamic Response Using Macintosh and Flexitip Blades in Adult

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Noorudheen Karuvambil
Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, India
T. K. Krishnamurthy
Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, India

Abstract


Laryngoscopy forms an important part of general anesthesia and endotracheal intubation. To ease the process of intubation laryngoscopic blades of different shapes have been designed. The aim of this study is to evaluate the laryngoscopic view and haemodynamic response using conventional Macintosh blade and is compared with that obtained using Flexitip blade.

Keywords


Hemodynamic Response, Laryngoscopy, Intubation, Flexitip Laryngoscope, Macintosh Laryngoscope.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP053