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Table 3 Outcome parameters

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

  VivaSight Conventional intubation P
First-attempt success rate 96% 93% n.s.
Total number of attempts 1 attempt: 25 (96%)
2 attempts: 1 (4%)
1 attempt: 25 (93%)
2 attempts: 2 (7%)
n.s.
Average number of attempts 1.0 1.1 n.s.
Time to successful intubation (s) 34 (28–39) 35 (28–40) n.s.
Time to successful intubation with one attempt (s) 33 (28–39) 33 (28–38) n.s.
Vomiting/aspiration during intubation None None n.s.
Accidental oesophageal intubation None None n.s.
SpO2 < 80%
SpO2 (%)
19%
96 (82–99)
15%
99 (95–100)
n.s.
Systolic blood pressure < 70 mmHg
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
20%
93 ± 27
15%
95 ± 25
n.s.
  1. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation or median and interquartile range, as appropriate. n.s. not statistically significant, SpO2 pulse arterial oxygen saturation