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Table 1 Insertion related problems with the Laryngeal tube in 347 patients

From: Laryngeal tube use in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest by paramedics in Norway

Insertion related problems No. of patients (%)
none 164 (47.3%)
lack of breath sounds (auscultation) 100 (28.8%)
problematic initial tube positioning 85 (24.5%)
leakage 61 (17.6%)
insertion time > 30 sec 46 (13.3%)
vomit/aspiration 44 (12.7%)
tube dislocation 17 (4.9%)