i-gel Supraglottic Airway

by Intersurgical

Description

Made from a medical grade thermoplastic elastomer, i-gel has been designed to create a non-inflatable, anatomical seal of the pharyngeal, laryngeal, and perilaryngeal structures while avoiding compression trauma.

 

  • The shape, softness, and contours accurately mirror the perilaryngeal anatomy - an innovative concept meaning no cuff inflation is required
  • Working in harmony with the patient's anatomy, compression and displacement trauma are significantly reduced or eliminated
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The i-gel works in harmony with the patient’s anatomy so that compression and displacement trauma are significantly reduced or eliminated.

 

THE NON-INFLATABLE CUFF
i-gel gets its name from the soft gel-like material from which it is made. It is the innovative application of this material that has enabled the development of a unique non-inflatable cuff. This key feature means insertion of i-gel is easy, rapid and consistently reliable.

THE SIMPLE, SAFE AND RAPID SOLUTION
i-gel is incredibly easy to use. A proficient user can achieve insertion of the i-gel in less than 5 seconds. With no inflatable cuff, i-gel provides a safe and rapid airway management solution.

i-gel Supraglottic Airway Introduction Video
The i-gel works in harmony with the patient’s anatomy so that compression and displacement trauma are significantly reduced or eliminated.

Questions and Answers

Q

Can I use Suction Catheters on the i-gel Supraglottic Airway?

Anonymous- On Tuesday, 30 April 2019

A

Yes, i-gel Supraglottic Airway size 1.5 uses a 10fr suction catheter (Life-Assist Item # OK9510C). i-gel Supraglottic Airway sizes 2-4 use a 12fr (Life-Assist Item # OK9512C) and i-gel Supraglottic Airway size 5 uses a 14fr (Life-Assist Item # OK9514C).

Jim L.- answered On Thursday, 02 May 2019

Q

Do the i-gel Supraglottic Airways come individually packaged?

Anonymous- On Sunday, 14 June 2020

A

Yes, the i-gel Supraglottic Airways come individually packaged.

Jim L.- answered On Monday, 15 June 2020

Q

Does the i-gel Supraglotic Airway come with a securing device?

Anonymous- On Thursday, 27 August 2020

A

No, The i-gel Supraglotic Airway should be secured by taping it down from maxilla to maxilla using medical grade tape. See the i-gel O2 Resus Pack option listed on our website that offers an optional Support Strap if needed.

Forrest U.- answered On Saturday, 29 August 2020

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What is the Shelf Life of an i-gel Supraglottic Airway?

Anonymous- On Tuesday, 02 February 2021

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The Shelf Life on an unopened i-gel Supraglottic Airway is 3 years from the date of manufacture.

Forrest U.- answered On Wednesday, 03 February 2021

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Does the Purchase of an i-gel Supraglottic Airway require a "Prescription Item Ordering Autorization" form to be filled out & submitted to Life-Assist?

Anonymous- On Monday, 18 October 2021

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Yes, any items on our website marked with an “RX” Symbol does require a "Prescription Item Ordering Autorization" form to be filled out & submitted to Life-Assist. For information on where to obtain this from, please see the "Resources" section on our website & click "Downloadable Forms". You can also copy/paste the followng web address onto your internet browser. https://www.life-assist.com/Info/Forms

Forrest U.- answered On Monday, 18 October 2021

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