Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
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Sabry Amin

Sabry Amin
Tanta University Hospital,

  • Research Article
    Can i-gel Replace Endotracheal Tube during Elective Cesarean Section?
    Author(s): Sabry Amin and Sameth FathySabry Amin and Sameth Fathy

    Background: General anesthesia with endotracheal tube and rapid sequence induction remain the gold standard for caesarean section. The I-gel is supraglottic airway devices it provides a better seal for positive pressure ventilation, separation of the respiratory from the alimentary tract and the venting of gas or liquid via its unique drain port. The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy of I-gel as rescue device in rapid establishment of airway and protect against pulmonary aspiration during elective CS under general anesthesia. Patients and Methods: This study was conducted on 1000 parturients with at least eight hours of fasting scheduled for elective Cesarean delivery. We recorded the number of insertion attempts of the i-gel, the time to effective ventilation, incidence of aspiration, the presence of blood on the I gel, postoper.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000605

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