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Table 1 Baseline demographic and airway anthropometric features

From: Clinical performance of the LMA Protector™ airway in moderately obese patients

Parameters (n = 30) Results
Age, years 43.3 (16.7)
Body Mass Index, kg/m2 31.7 (1.4)
Gender
 Male 10 [33.3%]
 Female 20 [66.7%]
ASA status
 1 15 [50%]
 2 15 [50%]
Types of surgery (Open surgeries)
 General surgery 10 [33.3%]
 Orthopaedic surgery 9 [30.0%]
 Gynaecology 6 [20.0%]
 Urology 5 [16.7%]
Mallampati
 1 12 [40.0%]
 2 14 [46.7%]
 3 4 [13.3%]
 4 0 [0%]
Thyromental distance
  > 60 mm 29 [96.7%]
  < 60 mm 1 [3.3%]
Interincisor distance
  > 40 mm 30 [100%]
  < 40 mm 0 [0%]
Neck flexion
 Full 29 [96.7%]
  < 50% limited 0 [0%]
  > 50% limited 1 [3.3%]
Neck extension
 Full 29 [96.7%]
  < 50% limited 0 [0%]
  > 50% limited 1 [3.3%]
Duration of surgery, minutes 71.8 (39.8)
  1. Data expressed as mean (standard deviation) or number [percentage]
  2. ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists