Comparison of tracheal damage from laser-ignited endotracheal tube fires.

@article{Ossoff1983ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of tracheal damage from laser-ignited endotracheal tube fires.},
  author={Robert H. Ossoff and James A. Duncavage and T S Eisenman and Marc S. Karlan},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1983},
  volume={92 4 Pt 1},
  pages={333-6}
}
Studies were undertaken by the Departments of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Anesthesiology at Northwestern University Medical School and the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) to compare the potential for tissue injury to the trachea and lungs of canines. Polyvinylchloride (PVC), Rusch red rubber, and silicone tubes were tested. The effects… CONTINUE READING