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A modified technique for the introduction of the esophageal tube.

Authors
  • Fallahnejad, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1980
Volume
151
Issue
5
Pages
671–672
Identifiers
PMID: 7434178
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An alternative technique for esophageal intubation with a semirigid funnel-shaped tube, cuffed to act as a cover for sharp ends and functions as a flutter valve, is a simple and somewhat safer procedure which avoids many postoperative complications, such as aspiration and esophageal perforation.

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