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Table 2 Intubation conditions

From: Endotracheal tube-mounted camera-assisted intubation versus conventional intubation in intensive care: a prospective, randomised trial (VivaITN)

  VivaSight (n = 26) Conventional intubation (n = 27) P
Mallampati grade 1: 23% 1: 15% n.s.
2: 62% 2: 70%
3: 15% 3: 15%
4: 0% 4: 0%
Thyromental distance (cm) 5.8 ± 1.0 5.7 ± 1.3 n.s.
Maximum mouth opening (cm) 4.5 (3.6–5.5) 4.5 (4.0–5.0) n.s.
Cormack and Lehane grade 1: 85% 1: 74% n.s.
2: 11% 2: 26%
3: 4% 3: 0%
4: 0% 4: 0%
  1. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation or median and interquartile range, as appropriate. n.s. not statistically significant