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A simple method for preventing obstruction of the endotracheal tube during palatal surgery.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Middle East journal of anaesthesiology
Publication Date
Volume
9
Issue
6
Pages
569–573
Identifiers
PMID: 3211086
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In this paper we describe a simple method for avoiding the obstruction of the Mallinckrodt R.A.E. (Ring, Adair and Elwin) preformed endotracheal tube which we use during cleft palate surgery, palatal lengthening and pharyngoplasty in patients who have well developed lower incisor teeth.

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