Comparison of efficacy of the Laryngeal tube with the Laryngeal mask airway in securing the upper airway

Khaja Ali Hassan, Ahsan Mustafa
2016 Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia  
The descriptive study is to compare this new device, the Laryngeal tube airway with the Laryngeal mask airway in securing the upper airway during short surgical procedures under general anesthesia. Methodology: After obtaining Institutional approval and written informed consent from all patients, 60 patients ASA I/II, aged 20-50 in this study. They were randomly classified into two groups, Group I (LT) and Group II (LM A). Results: The first attempt success rate in securing the airway with LT
more » ... s 80.0% and the success rate with LM A was 86.6%. The time taken for securing the airway with LT was 37.76 + 5.27 and with LM A was 29.26 + 4.22 sec Conclusion: Laryngeal tube is superior to LM A in providing a better airway seal.
doi:10.5958/2394-4994.2016.00026.3 fatcat:ezj2byyuczeefp6yvw5n5kubde