In this single biggest study to date of 3,000 women undergoing elective Caesarean section under general anaesthesia with the LMA ® ProSeal™, there was only one case of regurgitation, and no aspiration.summary
- B K Halaseh, Z F Sukkar, L Haj Hassan, A T H Sia, W A Bushnaq, and H Adarbeh.
- Department of Anesthesia, Farah Hospital, Amman, Jordan.
- Anaesth Intensive Care. 2010 Nov 1;38(6):1023-8.
AbstractRapid sequence induction is currently the recommended technique in general anaesthesia for caesarean section. However, the usefulness of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway as a rescue airway in the event of difficult or failed intubation has been recognised in numerous case reports. In this study, we report the experience of the use of the ProSeal laryngeal mask in 3000 elective caesarean sections in a single centre, using a method of insertion that allows a rapid establishment of a patent airway together with gastric drainage.
This article appears in the collection: Supraglottic airways, laryngeal masks and general anaesthesia Caesarean section.
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