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Table 2 Comparison of facial and lip injuries, tongue injuries, teeth loosening and catheter displacement among three groups

From: Comparison of three fixation methods for orotracheal intubation in 95 adults

Groups Facial and lip injuries Tongue injuries Teeth loosening Catheter displacement
The twill tape method 16/31 (51.6%) 14/31 (45.2%) 16/31 (51.6%) 12/31 (38.7%)
The fixator method 18/31 (58.1) 24/31 (77.4)a 27/31 (87.1)a 11/31 (35.5)c
The alternation method 26/33 (78.8) 31/33 (93.9)b 30/33 (90.9)b 23/33 (69.7)b
  1. aCompared between the twill tape method and the fixator method, P < 0.05
  2. bCompared between the twill tape method and the alternation method, P < 0.05
  3. cCompared between the fixator method and the alternation method, P < 0.05