Laryngeal mask airways-to inflate or to deflate after insertion?

Britta Von Ungern-Sternberg, T.O. Erb, Neil Chambers, M. Heaney

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    Abstract

    Background: Hyperinflation of the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) cuffis known to be a risk factor for airway morbidity and increasedleakage around the LMA. While the manufacturers’ recommendationis to inflate the cuff with the maximum recommended volumes and ⁄ orto adjust the cuff pressure to
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)837-843
    JournalPediatric Anesthesia
    Volume19
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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