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Table 3 Cadaver specifications

From: Re-creating reality: validation of fresh frozen full cadaver airway training with videolaryngoscopy and bougie FIRST strategy

  HEMS group
n = 60
FFC group 1
n = 5
FFC group 2
n = 5
p-value
Sex (female, n, %) 44 (73.3%) 2 (40.0%) 1 (20.0%)  
Age (years, median, IQR) 65.0 (50.5–80.75) 78 (72.5–85.50) 78 (68.5–80.5) .130
Body weight (kg, median, IQR) 80.0 (75.0–90.0) 68 (47.6–85.1) 72.6 (61.5–90.9) .186
Body height (cm, median, IQR) 178.5 (170.0–185.0)) 175.3 (162.6–177.8) 177.8 (165.1–179.1) .387
Body Mass Index (kg/m2, median, IQR) 26.1 (23.4–27.8) 21.5 (17.5–28.6) 23.2 (20.8–31.0) .269
Dental status intact (n, %) 42 (70.0%) 2 (40.0%) 2 (40.0%) .087
Mouth opening (cm, median, IQR) 4.0 (3.0–4.0) 3.5 (2.75–3.75) 3.5 (2.75–4.0) .556
Thyreomentale distance (cm, median, IQR) 7.0 (6.0–7.5) 7.0 (6.5–7.75) 7.0 (6.75–7.75) .364
Max. neck extension (> 30°, n, %)) 37 (61.7%) 4 (80.0%) 4 (80.0%) .510
C&L grade in field
(direct laryngoscopy, median, IQR)
2 (1–2)    
Best C&L grade by anaesthetist in lab
(direct laryngoscopy, median, IQR)
  1 (1–2) 1 (1–2)  
POGO score by anaesthetist in lab
(direct laryngoscopy, median, IQR)
  100% (77.5–100) 100% (80–100)  
  1. C&L, Cormack & Lehane grade; POGO score, percentage of glottis opening