Bending the rules: a novel approach to placement and retrospective experience with the 5 French Arndt endobronchial blocker in children <2 years.

@article{Templeton2016BendingTR,
  title={Bending the rules: a novel approach to placement and retrospective experience with the 5 French Arndt endobronchial blocker in children <2 years.},
  author={Thomas Wesley Templeton and Martina G Downard and Christopher R Simpson and Kristen A. Zeller and Leah C Templeton and Yvon F. Bryan},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={512-20}
}
BACKGROUND One-lung ventilation (OLV) is frequently employed to improve surgical exposure during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and thoracotomy in adults and children. Because of their small size, children under the age of 2 years are not candidates for some of the methods typically used for OLV in adults and older children, such as a double-lumen endotracheal (DLT) tube or intraluminal use of a bronchial blocker. Due to this, the clinician is left with few options. One of the most… CONTINUE READING
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