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Table 1 Patient demographic characteristics, airway characteristics and duration of anesthesia. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or frequency where applicable

From: Trachway® flexible stylet facilitates the correct placement of double-lumen endobronchial tube: a prospective, randomized study

  Trachway® Group (T, n = 36) Conventional Group (C, n = 36) Fiberscope Group (F, n = 36) P value
Gender
Male: Female
21: 15 23:13 15:21 0.143
Age (yrs) 46.2 ± 15.3 49.6 ± 14.2 47.0 ± 12.8 0.565
Body Weight (kg) 63.2 ± 13.7 60.3 ± 8.8 64.5 ± 13.0 0.319
Height (cm) 163.1 ± 10.2 161.7 ± 8.2 163.4 ± 9.5 0.732
BMI 23.7 ± 4.1 23.2 ± 3.9 24.1 ± 4.2 0.699
ASA class
I/II/III
1/21/14 1/18/17 1/21/14 0.951
Mouth Open (cm)
 Active 4.4 ± 0.8 4.5 ± 0.8 4.6 ± 0.8 0.956
 Passive 3.8 ± 0.7 3.8 ± 0.5 4.0 ± 0.4 0.339
 TMD (cm) 8.6 ± 1.1 8.8 ± 1.6 8.8 ± 1.2 0.603
 Mallampati Class I/II/III/IV 12/17/7/0 15/13/8/0 12/16/8/0 0.829
 CL Grading
I/II/III/IV
25/9/2/0 24/12/0/0 29/7/0/0 0.207
 Anesthesia time (min) 183.5 ± 63.4 180.6 ± 73.5 173.9 ± 52.3 0.807
  1. The anesthesia time: from induction of anesthesia to extubation at end of the surgery
  2. TMD Thyromental distance, CL grading Cormack-Lehane grading