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This blade is designed to hold a 5.5 mm flexible and waterproof videoscope. It is our standard adult blade and is equivalent to a #3.5.
AirAngel Blade is a 3D printed video laryngoscope blade designed for developing countries, medical mission, or simulation training. If you are in anesthesia, emergency medicine, critical care, or are a first responder in a developing country this product may interest you. This can also be used for anyone wanting to train or become familiar with a video laryngoscopes. Please review Shapeways materials sections for any questions regarding the plastics used for printing. For an easy step by step video tutorial on how to assemble this blade with the videoscope and smart phone, and for links to recommended scopes, apps, a compatability device list, and related articles, check out our website at airangelblade.org.
Note: This is not in any way an approved medical device nor has it been reviewed by the FDA. It should never be used for medical purposes in the USA. Be aware that many plastics vary in strength, heat resistance, and chemical resistance. Strength and durability of blade will vary depending on what you print it with. Harmful and life threatening complications may occur if pieces break in the airway.