Case Report
Volume 9 Issue 4 - 2022
LMA GastroTM: A Saviour Airway Device in Distorted and Difficult Airways for Gastro Endoscopic Procedures
Anurag Garg1*, Ajai Chandra2, Vivek Yadav3 and Shyamli Varshney4
1MD,DNB,MBA ,Assistant Professor Anaesthesia , Army Hospital (R&R) New Delhi
2MD Anaesthesia , Associate Professor, HoD Anaesthesia , Army Hospital (R&R) New Delhi
3Resident Anaesthesia, Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi, India
4DGO,MBA ,Assistant Professor Gynae & Obs ,GH6, O/o DGHS ,Haryana
*Corresponding Author: Anurag Garg, Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi, India.
Received: February 14, 2022; Published: February 16, 2022


Minimal invasive Endoscopic gastroenterology procedures are commonly practised day care procedures done under monitored anaesthesia care (MAC). A need for airway control while performing endoscopic procedure and continuing with assisted respiration has always been felt both for patient’s safety as well as Endoscopist’s comfort. The requirement becomes more specific in distorted and difficult oral cavity and airway especially in cases of oral carcinoma post radiotherapy and surgery.

In view of above two requirements, LMA® Gastro™ airway device was developed specifically for gastrointestinal endoscopy and interventions. The advantage of this device being provision of well-defined conduit for passing endoscope as well as controlled ventilation with minimal intraoperative complications and less postoperative adverse events.

This article provides a case report of patient with distorted and difficult airway for PEG insertion under sedation, whose airway was well controlled with Gastro LMA airway device.


Keywords: Supraglottic Airway Device; Gastroendoscopic Procedures; Ventilation; Difficult Airway; Oral Carcinoma


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Citation: Anurag Garg., et al. “LMA GastroTM: A Saviour Airway Device in Distorted and Difficult Airways for Gastro Endoscopic Procedures”. EC Gastroenterology and Digestive System 9.4 (2022): 47-51.

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