This may relate to the 'looking around the corner' effect achieved with a distal camera as opposed to the line of sight of direct laryngoscopy
with the Macintosh blade with the use of Magill's forceps to direct Endotracheal Tube (ETT) into glottic opening, is time-consuming and may lead to trauma to surrounding structures and damage ETT cuff.
was performed in all patients by an appropriately sized Macintosh blade.
(6) LTGDCs can be distinguished from most other lesions on direct laryngoscopy
by their typical appearance as a midline mass located immediately posterior to the foramen cecum.
Glidescope(R) video-laryngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy
for endotracheal intubation: A systematic review and metaanalysis.
In the second case, a male patient presented to OT-CMH Rawalpindi for direct laryngoscopy
biopsy for hoarseness of voice.
Initial attempts to place a nasogastric feeding tube were unsuccessful because of preferential passage into the diverticulum, necessitating placement under direct laryngoscopy
in the ICU.
All these patients received tracheal intubation under direct laryngoscopy
using a #3 Macintosh blade.
Stress response to tracheal intubation in patients undergoing coronary artery surgery: direct laryngoscopy
versus an intubating laryngeal mask airway.
Conclusion: Intubation with ILMA produces less haemodynamic response as compared to direct laryngoscopy
The tumor was completely excised under direct laryngoscopy
with the use of a C[O.sub.2] laser, and preservation of the mucosal lining of the larynx was achieved.