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CS#11 Comparison of Cervical Spine Movement using the Airtraq versus Macintosh Blade

Anesthesiology 2009; 111:97–101
T.P. Turkstra et Al. University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

We studied 24 patients. Manual in-line stabilization was provided by an assistant. C-spine motion was 53%, 95%, and 60% less during laryngoscopy with ATQ comparedto the Macintosh blade at the Occiput-C1, C2-C5, and C5-Thoracic motion segments.

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