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Table 3 Laryngoscopic view of patients undergoing mandibular distraction osteogenesis(First-stage I) and removal of distractors(Second-stage)

From: Airway management in children with hemifacial microsomia: a restropective study of 311 cases

PProcedureFirst-stage
(n = 60)
Second-stage
(n = 60)
P-value
First attempt of direct laryngoscopy(n = 60)6060 
 Pass success37(62%)53(88%)P<0.001*
Laryngoscopic view
 ELVI320P<0.001*
II1727 
 DLVIII3211 
IV82 
  1. *McNemar test; *Statistically significant difference (P < 0.05)
  2. ELV Easy laryngoscopic view, DLV Difficult laryngoscopic view