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Table 1 Demographic data of the two study groups. Data are presented as mean ± SD for all parameters except Mallampati score where data are presented as absolute numbers and percentage

From: Intubation using laryngeal mask airway CTrach and laryngeal mask airway Fastrach in anesthetized non-paralyzed patients: a randomized controlled study

  Fastrach group (n = 40) CTrach group (n = 40) P value
Age (year) 44.9 ± 7.2 43.5 ± 7.4 0.445
Sex M/F 18/22 19/21 0.262
Weight (kg) 72 ± 6 73 ± 5 0.578
Height (cm) 170 ± 4 171 ± 4 0.558
BMI 25 ± 1 24 ± 1 0.790
IID (cm) 3.7 ± 0.5 3.8 ± 0.5 0.984
TMD (cm) 8.0 ± 0.4 8.3 ± 0.5 0.264
NC (cm) 38.4 ± 3.0 39.0 ± 3.0 0.488
Mallampati score
 I 19 (47.5%) 20 (50%) 0.822
 II 21 (52.5%) 20 (50%) 0.822
  1. Probability (P) value < 0.05 was considered significant for comparison of data between the two study groups
  2. BMI body mass index, IID inter-incisor distance, TMD thyromental distance, NC neck circumference
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