OmniVision and COMedia Ltd. Introduce a Single-Use Laryngoscope Reference Design with ...

Using the OVM9724 CameraCubeChip™ and OV788 ASIC, the New Laryngoscope Reference Design Improves Patient Comfort and Safety During Intubation Procedures SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 12, 2017 - OmniVision Technologies Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, collaborating with COMedia Ltd., today announced the availability of a reference design that brings visualization to single-use laryngoscopes. Using OmniVision's OVM9724 CameraCubeChip™ and its OV788...This story is related to the following:Medical Devices |
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Condition:   Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Intervention:   Other: Transnasal Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy Sponsors:   Tiina Maarit Andersen;   University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro;   Universidade do Porto;   Haukeland University Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusion: The proposed method guarantees a robust and fast processing of laryngoscopic videos. Measurements of glottic angles and supraglottic index showed distinctive patterns in the provided clinical cases. Significance: The proposed automated and objective method extracts important temporal laryngeal movement information, which can be used to aid laryngeal closure diagnosis.
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
The ability to perform in-office vocal fold injections has been greatly enhanced by advances in videolaryngoscopy technology. With improved optics and thin, channeled flexible laryngoscopes, in-office laryngeal injections have expanded from vocal fold augmentation for glottic insufficiency, vocal cold immobility, and botulinum toxin injections for spasmodic dysphonia, to vocal fold steroid injections for benign vocal fold lesions and scars and various injections for neurogenic cough. Efficacy, approaches, post-procedure management, and common complications of in-office laryngeal injections are outlined and supporting evidence discussed.
Source: Otolaryngologic clinics of North America - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
We report a case of difficult endotracheal intubation in a patient with Treacher Collins syndrome. A sixteen-year-old female patient scheduled for general anesthesia had a displaced palatal tooth that interfered with laryngoscope insertion into the pharyngeal space. To address this problem, we successfully performed endotracheal intubation using a fiberscope while elevating the epiglottic vallecula using a King Vision™ video laryngoscope. A later operation was performed after tooth extraction without difficult laryngoscopy. Our experience stresses the importance of removing obstructions to laryngoscopic inspection pr...
Source: Anesthesia Progress - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Anesth Prog Source Type: research
Conditions:   Vocal Fold Palsy;   Dysphagia;   Congenital Heart Disease in Children Interventions:   Procedure: Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy;   Procedure: Laryngeal ultrasonography Sponsor:   Emory University Enrolling by invitation
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This study assessed 108 intubations performed by 27 neonatologists. The use of video laryngoscopy improved the glottis visualization by 14% (95% confidence interval, 7.4–20%; p 
Source: American Journal of Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The themes identified by neonatal-perinatal medicine (NPM) fellows as being the most beneficial in achieving proficiency in neonatal TI are categorized as "The 5 Ps." Careful review of these themes may be utilized to develop validated curriculums that enhance the teaching of TI and optimize the achievement of TI competency among NPM fellows. PMID: 30889585 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neonatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Neonatology Source Type: research
Objectives: Severe hypoxemia is the most common serious adverse event during endotracheal intubation. Preoxygenation is performed routinely as a preventive measure. The relative efficacy of the various available preoxygenation devices is unclear. Here, our objective was to assess associations between preoxygenation devices and pulse oximetry values during endotracheal intubation. Design: Post hoc analysis of data from a multicenter randomized controlled superiority trial (McGrath Mac Videolaryngoscope Versus Macintosh Laryngoscope [MACMAN]) comparing videolaryngoscopy to Macintosh laryngoscopy for endotracheal intubat...
Source: Critical Care Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Online Clinical Investigations Source Type: research
We read with great interest the article by Okamoto et al. who compared the tracheal intubation performance between video laryngoscopy (VL) and direct laryngoscopy (DL) in 3,360 patients with cardiac arrest in the emergency department (ED)1. Compared to DL, the authors of that study reported that the use of VL to facilitate tracheal intubation would lead to a higher success rate of first intubation attempt (70% vs. 78%, respectively; P  
Source: Resuscitation - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research
We report a novel technique for the management of subglottic stenosis in a neonate. The initial endotracheal intubation did not provide adequate mechanical ventilation due to a significant air leak. We then performed suspension laryngoscopy and used a metal suction tube as an intubating stylet. We successfully inserted an endotracheal tube deep enough to maintain adequate mechanical ventilation. This technique is a viable rescue strategy in this clinical scenario.
Source: A&A Case Reports - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Case Reports Source Type: research
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