Comparison of tracheal tube cuff diameters with internal transverse diameters of the trachea in children.

Abstract

BACKGROUND In this study, we evaluated the ratio of the cuff diameters of the Microcuff paediatric tracheal tube (Microcuff PET, Weinheim, Germany) to fluoroscopically measured internal transverse tracheal diameters in children from birth to adolescence. METHODS With Institutional Ethics Committee approval and parental consent, we measured the internal… (More)

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