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Review Article

Comparative Efficacy of the Air-Q Intubating Laryngeal Airway during General Anesthesia in Pediatric Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 3

Summary of studies included.

SourceDevice sizeUse of muscle relaxantInduction methodMaintenance agent

Sohn et al. 2014 [7]According to manufacturer guidelines based on the patient’s weightRocuronium8% sevoflurane, 70% nitrous oxide, rocuronium 0.6 mg/kgSevoflurane

Jagannathan et al. 2012 [8]Size 2 and size 1.5 NoSevoflurane with 70% nitrous oxide and fentanyl 1 μg/kgSevoflurane

Jagannathan et al. 2012 [9] Based on the manufacturer guidelinesRocuroniumSevoflurane with 70% nitrous oxide and fentanyl 1 μg/kgSevoflurane

Jagannathan et al. 2012 [10] Air-Q: size 2 and LMA: 2.5NoSevoflurane with 70% nitrous oxide and fentanyl 1 μg/kgSevoflurane with 60% nitrous oxide

Jagannathan et al. 2015 [11] Based on manufacturer guidelinesRocuronium70% nitrous oxide and sevoflurane 8%Sevoflurane 3%

Kim et al. 2015 [12] Based on manufacturer guidelinesNoPropofol 2 mg/kg or 6% sevoflurane3-4% sevoflurane

Girgis et al. 2014 [13] Based on manufacturer guidelinesAtracuriumPremedication with midazolam 0.5 mg⋅kg, 8% sevoflurane, 100% oxygen, fentanyl 1 μg/kg, atracurium 0.5 mg/kgNot reported

Darlong et al. 2014 [14]Depending upon body weightAtracuriumSevoflurane 2–8%, fentanyl 1 μg⋅kg, atracurium 0.25 mg/kgIsoflurane 1-2%

Darlong et al. 2015 [15]Depending upon body weightAtracuriumSevoflurane 2–8%, fentanyl 1 μg⋅kg, atracurium 0.25 mg/kgIsoflurane 1-2%

Kleine-Brueggeney et al. 2015 [16]Based on manufacturer guidelinesAtracuriumSevoflurane 6% for inhalation induction, propofol 4 mg/kg or thiopental 6 mg/kg for intravenous induction, fentanyl or alfentanil, atracuriumNot commented

LMA: laryngeal mask airway; ETT: endotracheal tube.

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