Anesthesiology Research and Practice / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Influence of Head and Neck Position on Oropharyngeal Leak Pressure and Cuff Position with the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway and the I-Gel: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Table 3

Fibreoptic view of the glottis with ProSeal LMA.

Brimacombe scoreNeutralFlexionExtensionLateral rotation

413111511
31281112
23625
12522
ValueN/A0.0580.100.10

Data in actual numbers; value in comparison with neutral position; < 0.05 is considered significant.
Head and neck position did not significantly alter the fibreoptic view of the glottis through the ProSeal LMA.