Fit and seal characteristics of a new paediatric tracheal tube with high volume-low pressure polyurethane cuff.

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BACKGROUND To evaluate a new paediatric tracheal tube (Microcuff, Weinheim, Germany) with an ultrathin high volume-low pressure polyurethane cuff. METHODS With approval of the Hospital Ethics Committee tracheas of children undergoing general anaesthesia were intubated using a Microcuff tube. Tube sizes were selected according to: internal diameter (mm… (More)

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