INTUBATING LARYNGEAL TUBE WITH DRAIN TUBE
Up to 20% of all emergency intubations are estimated to be difficult to manage¹. Having the right system available is the cornerstone of effective airway management in an emergency. Airway algorithms recommend the usage of supraglottic airway devices (SAD) as options to overcome difficult scenario.
In order to prevent aspiration, the NAP4 report prescribes the use of devices with gastric access. The iLTS-D allows the possibility of an endotracheal intubation. SAD with intubating capability provide a way to reach a definitive airway (ET Tube placement).
As VBM´s 3rd generation SAD the iLTS-D compiles all essential features required to achieve and protect an airway:
Ventilation – wide airway section to optimise gas flow and low pressure cuffs to maximise sealing performance
Drain Tube – gastric access to permit the passage of a large gastric tube
Intubation – special design of ventilation lumen to enable fiberoptic insertion of an ET Tube