For laryngoscopy of patients with anatomical variations which make intubation with conventional blades difficult or impossible. Basic portions of the Siker difficult intubation laryngoscope blade make an angle of 135° with a stainless steel mirror located at that angle on the flange facing the spatula. The distal portion of the blade is three inches long. Because the mirror inverts the reflected image the operator should exercise caution until familiar with its use. A curved stylette is recommended for use with the Siker blade. Placing the blade in a warm water bath for 10 minutes before use will avoid any mirror fogging problems. Blade made of surgical stainless steel.