i-gel®Â  (n=47) LMA ProSeal® (n=51) P value
Quality of airway during maintenance
Quality of hands free anaesthesia
Overall quality of airway device
39:0:2:1:5
38:1:3:0:5
36:3:2:1:5
47:1:0:0:1
49:1:0:0:1
48:2:0:0:2
0.055
0.08
0.11
All rated excellent: good: fair: poor: inadequate
Table 4: Anaesthetists’ subjective assessments of performance.