Dimensions of the cricoid cartilage and the trachea.

  title={Dimensions of the cricoid cartilage and the trachea.},
  author={A Randestad and Christer Lindholm and Perry Fabian},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={110 11},
OBJECTIVE Important dimensions of the cricoid cartilage and trachea have been studied. Knowledge of size, variations in size, and configuration of these structures is important when tracheal intubation, stenting, endoscopy, and transplantation are to be performed. METHODS In 34 male and 27 female adult human specimens, 1,861 measurements of the cricoid… CONTINUE READING