2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part D
Predictive validity of acromio-axillo-suprasternal notch index for assessing difficult laryngoscopic view
Author(s): Dr. Shabbir Ali Jafarali Mulla and Dr. Nagendar Prasad
Abstract: these tests either individually or in combination failed to predict difficult visualization of larynx reliably. So the quest for a new test continues. All patients were enrolled in the study after obtaining written consent. Study was conducted after obtaining permission from ethical committee of the hospital. It was a prospective, comparative, observational study. A sample size of 250 was calculated. Of the total 219 patients in EVL 20(9.1) were having AASI of >0.5 and 199(90.9) had AASI <0.5; Out of 31 patients in DVL 21(67.7) had AASI >0.5 and 10(32.3) had AASI<0.5. Pre-operative detection of difficult intubation in patients at risk forms the most important part of pre-anesthetic evaluation.
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Dr. Shabbir Ali Jafarali Mulla, Dr. Nagendar Prasad. Predictive validity of acromio-axillo-suprasternal notch index for assessing difficult laryngoscopic view. Int J Med Anesthesiology 2019;2(2):223-225. DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2019.v2.i2d.52