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Modified Mallampati Scoring Technique for Airway Assessment (mod mallampati)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03443947
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2018 by AlRefaey Kandeel, Mansoura University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 23, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AlRefaey Kandeel, Mansoura University

Brief Summary:
comparing a new technique for airway assessment using tongue depressor versus conventional mallampati scoring system. Using tongue depressor to improve airway score is suggested to increase reliability of airway assessment model

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Intubation;Difficult Device: Tongue depressor group Procedure: control group Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Modified Mallampati Scoring Technique for Airway Assessment
Estimated Study Start Date : March 1, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: D group Device: Tongue depressor group
using a tongue depressor to assess airway score without tongue protrusion

Procedure: control group
airway assessment after tongue protrusion

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. assessment of airway difficulty [ Time Frame: before intubation ]
    correlation between airway score and view during laryngoscopy

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients scheduled for elective surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • known difficult airway trismus cases maxillofacial anomalies

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03443947

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Mansoura university
Al Manşūrah, Dkahleya, Egypt
Gastroenterology center
Mansourah, Egypt, 35516
Contact: Amr M Yassen, professor   
Sponsors and Collaborators
AlRefaey Kandeel
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Responsible Party: AlRefaey Kandeel, lecturer, Mansoura University Identifier: NCT03443947    
Other Study ID Numbers: Dr Waleed 1
First Posted: February 23, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 23, 2018
Last Verified: February 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No