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PURPOSE Nowadays the size of the streamlined liner of the pharynx airway (SLIPA™) is selected by matching the width of the thyroid cartilage of the patient to the widest dimension of the SLIPA™. The objective of this work was to improve the method of selection by matching the distance between the otobasion inferius and the most inferior margin of the(More)
OBJECTIVE This is a study on the method for establishing experimental animal model of ventricular septal defect(VSD) in pigs. METHODS Thoracotomy was performed on 15 young pigs under general anaesthesia. A spool-like ring amounted on a specially designed centesis tool was put into right ventricle via an incision on right auricle which was pushed to(More)
This study aimed to explore the sensitivity and specificity an approach to confirm the depth of the endotracheal tube. It was a prospective, diagnostic study (Registration number: chiCTR-TRC-14005170) conducted in the Department of Anesthesiology of West China Hospital. A total of 100 patients underwent general anesthesia were included. The distance between(More)
A patent cardiac support system which is used as a bridge treatment for acute myocardial infarction has been designed and tested in vitro and in two dogs in vivo. This is an easy-to-use intelligentized pulsatile flow cardiopulmonary bypass device to replace the function of heart. The device consists of two identical pumps and perfusion chambers, a sensing(More)
BACKGROUND The pediatric-sized Streamlined Liner of Pharyngeal Airway (SLIPA) is a new supraglottic airway device for children. AIMS The aim of this study was to compare the clinical performance of the pediatric-sized SLIPA with the Laryngeal Mask Airway-Unique in paralyzed children under positive pressure-controlled ventilation (PCV). METHODS One(More)