What is a CMAC blade?
The C-MAC (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) incorporates a standard Macintosh blade with a camera placed at its tip and a video display unit (9). Therefore, the C-MAC can be used both as a standard direct laryngoscope and as an indirect laryngoscope.
What is a McCoy blade?
The ‘McCoy-style’ blade is based on the standard Macintosh blade. It has a hinged tip that is operated by a lever mechanism on the back of the handle. It allows elevation of the epiglottis while reducing the amount of force required.
What is D blade?
Introduction. The C-MAC® D-blade (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) is a new promising tool in the difficult airway armamentarium . D stands for Volker Doerges (anaesthesiologist in Kiel, Germany) as co-inventor of the D blade and may also denote“difficult” .
What is a polio blade?
This equipment was originally designed to facilitate intubation in patients encased within iron lung ventilators during the polio epidemic. It is also useful in patients with barrel chest, restricted neck mobility or breast hypertrophy. These blades are more popularly used in conjunction with a short ‘stubby’ handle.
How do you clean a GlideScope?
Clean the exterior of the monitor by wiping with IPA (70% isopro- pyl alcohol), bleach (100ppm), or a mild detergent and water. For more detailed cleaning instructions, see the GlideScope Cobalt AVL System User’s Manual.
Is Mac or Miller blade better?
The Macintosh blade is easier to operate, while the Miller blade provides a better view of the vocal cords. The use of each of these blades depends on the habit and experience of anesthesiologists [5, 6].
What is McCoy laryngoscope?
The McCoy Laryngocope Blade provides the clinician with greater flexibility and improved control in a wide selection of difficult intubation cases, such as: Forward displacement of the larynx. Forward or prominent upper teeth. Backward displacement of the tongue. Decreased neck movement.
Did you know Karl Storz has the widest range of endoscopes available?
Did you know that KARL STORZ’s C-MAC® system represents the widest available range of endoscopes for use in pediatrics and neonatology? You have a choice of 6 different video laryngoscopes alone.
Why choose Karl Storz single-use?
In addition, users benefit from a comprehensive selection of single-use consumables and single-use instruments for cases where reusable products offer a functional advantage. Various specialties – such as ENT, anesthesia, gastroenterology, laparoscopy, gynecology, urology, and arthroscopy – are supported by MTP Single-Use Products from KARL STORZ.
Which specialties are supported by MTP single-use products from Karl Storz?
Various specialties – such as ENT, anesthesia, gastroenterology, laparoscopy, gynecology, urology, and arthroscopy – are supported by MTP Single-Use Products from KARL STORZ. The products offer users and patients a particularly high degree of hygienic and functional quality.