The new air-Q intubating laryngeal airway for tracheal intubation in children with anticipated difficult airway: a case series

Jagannathan, N.; Roth, A. G.; Sohn, L. E.; Pak, T. Y.; Amin, S.; Suresh, S.

Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Aug 6; 19(6):618-22

Abstract

The air-Q intubating laryngeal airway (ILA) is a new supraglottic airway device which may overcome some limitations inherent to the classic laryngeal mask airway for tracheal intubation. We present a case series of patients with anticipated difficult airway in whom the air-Q ILA was successfully used as a conduit for fiberoptic intubation.

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