Laryngeal Mask

Some articles on laryngeal mask, mask:

Laryngeal Mask Airway
... The LMA™ laryngeal mask enables anaesthetists to channel oxygen or anaesthesia gas to a patient's lungs during surgery ... It has an airway tube that connects to an elliptical mask with a cuff ... When the cuff is inflated, the mask conforms to the anatomy with the bowl of the mask facing the space between the vocal chords ...
Laryngeal Mask Airway - First Commercial Laryngeal Mask
... were quick to realise the potential benefits of the laryngeal mask ... was published in 1993 and stressed an early attempt at insertion of the LMA if face mask ventilation was not adequate ... The laryngeal mask revolutionised anaesthetic practice and by 1995 had been used in excess of 100 million patients and was available in more than 80 countries throughout the world ...

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