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11 January 2021: Clinical Research

Lightwand-Guided Insertion of Flexible Reinforced Laryngeal Mask Airway: Comparison with Standard Digital Manipulation Insertion

Dae Hee Kim BCD* , Yun Jeong Chae ADE* , Sang Kee Min CD , Eun Ji Ha BC , Ji Young Yoo ABEFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.928538

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e928538

Table 5 Comparison of the data that were categorized by fiberoptic laryngeal score in the initial neutral position with various head positions.

VariableFLS I (n=4)FLSII (n=13)FLS III (n=16)FLS IV (n=19)P value
OLP (cmHO)0.601
 Extension21.8±14.019.0±7.7* 19.2±8.5* 22.2±9.1*
Ventilatory score (0/1/2/3)>0.999
 Extension0/2/2/01/5/4/3* 3/1/6/6* 1/3/3/12*
 At re-neutral4/0/0/04/9/0/0/0/8/8/00/1/3/15
Values are presented as mean±SD or number of patients. FLS – fiberoptic laryngeal score; OLP – oropharyngeal leak pressure.
* Significant different compared to neutral position;
** significant different compared to FLS I.

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