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Forces applied to the maxillary incisors during video-assisted intubation.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anesthesia & Analgesia
0003-2999
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Anesthesia & Analgesia
Publication Date
Volume
108
Issue
1
Pages
187–191
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1213/ane.0b013e31818d1904
PMID: 19095848
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Video-assisted laryngoscopes seem beneficial when considering forces applied to the maxillary incisors as an objective metric of intubation difficulty. In this study, we could not support that Mallampati and C&L grades predict the forces that are applied to the maxillary incisors.

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