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Table 2 Details of intubation with a double-lumen tube using the GlideScope, C-MAC(D) or Macintosh group

From: GlideScope® versus C-MAC®(D) videolaryngoscope versus Macintosh laryngoscope for double lumen endotracheal intubation in patients with predicted normal airways: a randomized, controlled, prospective trial

 GlideScope
group(n = 29)
C-MAC(D)
group(n = 30)
Macintosh
group(i = 30)
P value
Number of intubation attempts
(1/2/3)
11/12/616/11/324/3/3 aab0.010
The success at the first attempt (n)11 (37.93%)16 (53.33%)24 (80.00%) aab0.004
Cormack-Lehane degree(I/IIA/IIB/III)14/14/1/0 cc26/4/0/09/9/5/7 aabb0.000
Number of external laryngeal pressure (n)4 (13.79%) c0 (0)14 (46.67%) aabb0.000
Number of DLT misplacement (n)4 (13.79%)9 (30.00%)5 (16.67%)0.252
Fibreoptic time (s)54.07 ± 25.4663.13 ± 23.7757.43 ± 21.80.309
Oral bleeding (n)1 (3.45%)1 (3.33%)0 (0)0.594
Hoarseness (n)0 (0)0 (0)1 (3.33%)0.370
Sore throat (n)1 (3.45%)3 (10%)1 (3.33%)0.441
Dental trauma (n)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0) 
Atropine (n)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0) 
Ephedrine (n)1 (3.45%)1 (3.33%)0 (0)0.594
  1. aap < 0.01 between Glidescope and Macintosh
  2. bbp < 0.01 between C-MAC(D) and Macintosh
  3. bp < 0.05 between C-MAC(D) and Macintosh
  4. ccp < 0.01 between Glidescope and C-MAC(D)
  5. cp < 0.05 between Glidescope and C-MAC(D)