was developed in 1980's, and recently is being used extensively in
emergency medicine. It affords excellent ventilation without going
through the normal intubation process and visualization of laryngeal
inlet. It should be considered as a supraglottic airway management
device. It can be introduced even by an emergency technician with
training during emergency situations. Visualization of glottis is
not essential for introduction of laryngeal mask airway.
was first developed by a British Anesthesiologist by name Archie
Brain in 1980. Brain considered laryngeal mask airway as a physical
junction between artificial and anatomic airway.