Covidien has entered into an agreement to distribute Aircraft Medical's proprietary McGrath Mac video laryngoscope.

As per the agreement, Covidien will market and distribute Aircraft’s video laryngoscope in the US, UK, Japan, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand.

The McGrath Mac video laryngoscope is portable and is designed to facilitate the intubation of both routine and more difficult airways.

Aircraft Medical CEO Matt McGrath said anesthetists and critical-care providers are continuing to adopt the McGrath Mac technology, and they expect to now further strengthen their position in the video laryngoscope market.

Covidien Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions VP and GM JamesWillett said by integrating the McGrath Mac video laryngoscope into their respiratory product portfolio, they can provide critical-care practitioners with a complete intubation solution to meet the needs of the continuum of patients.