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 (lə-rĭng′gə-skōp′, -rĭn′jə-)
A tubular endoscope that is inserted into the larynx through the mouth and used for observing the interior of the larynx.

la·ryn′go·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), la·ryn′go·scop′i·cal adj.
la·ryn′go·scop′i·cal·ly adv.
lar′yn·gos′co·py (lăr′ən-gŏs′kə-pē) n.


n. laringoscopía, examen de la laringe;
direct ______ directa, por medio de un laringoscopio;
indirect ______ indirecta, por medio de un espejo.


n (pl -pies) laringoscopia
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If inhaled by young children, bread tags may become lodged in the larynx or subglottis; being radiolucent and thin, they may be missed on X-ray and on both flexible nasopharyngoscopy and direct laryngoscopy.
Direct laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation cause increase in blood pressure and heart rate20.
The 'easy' manikin had its tongue inflated with 30 ml of air and was considered by all investigators to be easy to intubate on direct laryngoscopy. The 'difficult' manikin had its tongue inflated with 40 ml of air, a fixed head position to prevent extension and was considered to represent a more difficult direct laryngoscopy.
Cuff inflation has been used to aid nasotracheal intubation both in blind NTI and in direct laryngoscopy for NTI, but the success rate for NTI using C-MAC guided video laryngoscopy has been not studied.
A comparison of Bonfils intubation fiberscopy and fiberoptic bronchoscopy in difficult airways assisted with direct laryngoscopy. Korean J Anesthesiol.
The 'siniffing position' has been generally advocated as the standard position faciliating direct laryngoscopy and appears to be advantageous.
Usually, nasal intubation is done through direct laryngoscopy with the conventional Macintosh laryngoscope and using the Magill forceps to guide the preformed nasal tube onto the trachea.
He was taken to the operating room for direct laryngoscopy, which detected laryngeal edema and a mass at the base of the tongue that had completely obscured the vallecula and epiglottis (figure 1).
An 8.0 mm endotracheal tube was railroaded over the scope cable assisted by direct laryngoscopy. Confirmation of tracheal intubation was by direct observation of manikin lung inflation.
In summary, DLTI using video laryngoscopy caused a milder cardiovascular response than that using classic direct laryngoscopy did.
The oropharynx was observed by direct laryngoscopy by post graduate trainees or consultants and noted down as follows, Grade I Intubations were 380 (81.37%), Grade II intubations 67 (14.35%), Grade III intubations 18 (3.85%) and Grade IV intubations were 2 (0.42%) in number.
Expected difficult tracheal intubation: a prospective comparison of direct laryngoscopy and video laryngoscopy in 200 patients.