Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Published by: Kowsar

The Addition of a Head Rotation When the Ramped Position Fails to Provide Good Laryngeal Visualization: A Preliminary Study

Wasa Ueda 1 , Shigeto Hatakeyama 2 and Young-Chang P. Arai 3 , *
Authors Information
1 Departments of Anesthesiology, Hosogi hospital, Kochi Medical School, Kochi, Japan
2 Departments of Anesthesiology, Hosogi hospital, Kochi, Japan
3 Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine, Japan
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: February 2018, 8 (1); e63674
  • Published Online: February 21, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 8, 2017
  • Revised: January 17, 2018
  • Accepted: February 17, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.63674

To Cite: Ueda W, Hatakeyama S, Arai Y P. The Addition of a Head Rotation When the Ramped Position Fails to Provide Good Laryngeal Visualization: A Preliminary Study, Anesth Pain Med. 2018 ; 8(1):e63674. doi: 10.5812/aapm.63674.

Abstract
Copyright © 2018, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited
1. Introduction
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Lee BJ, Kang JM, Kim DO. Laryngeal exposure during laryngoscopy is better in the 25 degrees back-up position than in the supine position. Br J Anaesth. 2007;99(4):581-6. doi: 10.1093/bja/aem095. [PubMed: 17611252].
  • 2. Collins JS, Lemmens HJ, Brodsky JB, Brock-Utne JG, Levitan RM. Laryngoscopy and morbid obesity: a comparison of the "sniff" and "ramped" positions. Obes Surg. 2004;14(9):1171-5. doi: 10.1381/0960892042386869. [PubMed: 15527629].
  • 3. Ranieri DJ, Filho SM, Batista S, do Nascimento PJ. Comparison of Macintosh and Airtraq laryngoscopes in obese patients placed in the ramped position. Anaesthesia. 2012;67(9):980-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2012.07200.x. [PubMed: 22670846].
  • 4. Sanchez-Salazar A, Burstein CL. Orotracheal intubation in the lateral position. Anesthesiology. 1959;20:700-1. [PubMed: 14441350].
  • 5. Knill RL. Difficult laryngoscopy made easy with a "BURP". Can J Anaesth. 1993;40(3):279-82. doi: 10.1007/BF03037041. [PubMed: 8467551].
  • 6. Aghdashi MM, Valizade Hasanloei MA, Abbasivash R, Shokouhi S, Salehi Gharehvaran S. Comparison of the Success Rate of Laryngeal Mask Air Way Insertion in Classic & Rotatory Methods in Pediatric Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia. Anesth Pain Med. 2017;7(2). e38899. doi: 10.5812/aapm.38899. [PubMed: 28824856].
  • 7. Pournajafian A, Alimian M, Rokhtabnak F, Ghodraty M, Mojri M. Success rate of airway devices insertion: laryngeal mask airway versus supraglottic gel device. Anesth Pain Med. 2015;5(2). e22068. doi: 10.5812/aapm.22068. [PubMed: 25866709].
  • 8. Arai YC, Fukunaga K, Hirota S, Fujimoto S. The effects of chin lift and jaw thrust while in the lateral position on stridor score in anesthetized children with adenotonsillar hypertrophy. Anesth Analg. 2004;99(6):1638-41. table of contents. doi: 10.1213/01.ANE.0000135637.95853.1C. [PubMed: 15562046].
  • 9. Arai YC, Fukunaga K, Ueda W, Hamada M, Ikenaga H, Fukushima K. The endoscopically measured effects of airway maneuvers and the lateral position on airway patency in anesthetized children with adenotonsillar hypertrophy. Anesth Analg. 2005;100(4):949-52. doi: 10.1213/01.ANE.0000148126.53015.F9. [PubMed: 15781504].
  • 10. Arai YC, Nakayama M, Kato N, Wakao Y, Ito H, Komatsu T. The effects of jaw thrust and the lateral position on heart rate variability in anesthetized children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Anesth Analg. 2007;104(6):1352-5. table of contents. doi: 10.1213/01.ane.0000262041.46833.21. [PubMed: 17513625].
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments