endotracheal tube

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Noun1.endotracheal tube - a catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents
catheter - a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
nasotracheal tube - a tube inserted into the trachea through the nose and pharynx; used to deliver oxygen
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A single-lumen tracheal tube followed by insertion of an 11 Fr Cook[R] airway exchange catheter was used to advance a DLT without difficulties.
The duration of intubation attempt is defined as the time taken from insertion of the blade between the teeth until the tracheal tube is placed through the vocal cords as evidenced by visual confirmation by the intubating anaesthesiologist.
sup][12] Since the video lens of Storz D-Blade VL is very close to the tip of the blade, it is also more difficult to position the tracheal tube in front of the glottis.
Controlled comparison between betamethasone gel and lidocaine jelly applied over tracheal tube to reduce postoperative sore throat, cough, and hoarseness of voice.
Cuffed tubes have the advantage of creating a leak-free breathing system during positive pressure ventilation with a lower tracheal tube exchange rate and a decreased risk of aspiration compared to uncuffed tubes [2].
After the removal of loose connective tissue, a midline incision was given to open the tracheal tube.
6,7) Therefore, patients with VAP have a tracheal tube inserted or are under tracheostomy or might even be in the process of disconnecting from the ventilator in the 48 h preceding the onset of symptoms.
Regular monitoring of tracheal tube cuff volume and pressure is important.
We consider that for such cases a new phrase, difficult tracheal tube insertion (DTTI), should be employed.
Even though the two medics plus two emergency medical technicians who worked on Rivers restarted her heart and got oxygen into her lungs using the tracheal tube and bag-valve mask, Rivers' brain has already been deprived of oxygen for far too long.
17 Patki in his meta-analysis concludes that rLMA use offers no advantage over the tracheal tube in incidence of bronchospasm or laryngospasm during emergence.