Oropharyngeal Airway AZ-OA-01

As the manufacturer of medical equipment, elevate your emergency response with our range of oropharyngeal airway devices. Engineered for precision and ease of use, our OPA medical solutions ensure unobstructed airflow, a crucial element in resuscitation efforts. Trust in our oral airway devices for enhanced patient care.

Medresq Oropharyngeal Airway

An Oropharyngeal Airway (OPA) is a medical device designed to maintain the patency of a patient’s oropharynx. Typically made of rigid plastic or rubber, it has a “J” shape. Its design allows it to keep the oral airway open, preventing obstruction and facilitating airflow, particularly in unconscious or sedated patients. The curved shape helps to prevent the tongue from falling backward and blocking the airway. Oral pharyngeal airway are commonly used in emergency medicine, anesthesia, and other medical settings where maintaining a clear airway is essential for effective ventilation.  An oropharyngeal airway (also known as an oral airway, OPA or Guedel pattern airway) is a medical device called an airway adjunct used to maintain or open a patient’s airway.It does this by preventing the tongue from covering the epiglottis, which could prevent the person from breathing. When a person becomes unconscious, the muscles in their jaw relax and allow the tongue to obstruct the airway, mainly used for the establishment of artificial airways with reinforcement inserts.


  1. Simple Design: OPA devices typically have a straightforward “J” shape, making them easy to use and insert.
  2. Quick Insertion: They can be rapidly inserted into the patient’s mouth to establish and maintain an open airway.
  3. Effective in Unconscious Patients: OPAs are particularly useful in unconscious or sedated patients where the tongue may obstruct the airway.
  4. Prevention of Tongue Obstruction: The curved design helps prevent the tongue from falling backward and blocking the throat, ensuring a clear passage for air.
  5. Less Stimulation of Gag Reflex: Compared to nasopharyngeal airways, OPAs are less likely to stimulate the gag reflex, making them more tolerable in conscious patients.
  6. Suitable for Short-term Use: OPAs are often employed for short durations, especially during procedures, or in pre-hospital and emergency situations.
  7. Availability in Various Sizes: Oropharyngeal airways come in different sizes, making them adaptable for use in a variety of patient populations, including adults and children.
  8. Visible and Radiolucent: Many OPAs are radiolucent, allowing healthcare professionals to monitor the patient’s airway using imaging techniques without interference.
  9. Cost-Effective: OPA devices are generally more cost-effective compared to some other advanced airway management tools.
  10. Emergency Situations: OPAs are commonly utilized in emergency and resuscitation scenarios, providing a rapid means of securing the airway in critical situations.


Product Structure
Oropharyngeal Airway
Color-coded for easy size identification
medical grade polyethylene
40mm, 50mm, 60mm, 70mm, 80mm, 90mm, 100mm, 110mm, 120mm

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