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Arun Maheshwari, Monish Raut, Sandeep Joshi
Keywords : Endotracheal tube, hypoxia, suction catheter
Citation Information : Maheshwari A, Raut M, Joshi S. Stuck suction catheter in endotracheal tube. Indian J Crit Care Med 2015; 19 (2):113-115.
License: CC BY-ND 3.0
Published Online: 01-02-2015
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
Endotracheal tube (ETT) suction is essential to clear secretions so that airway patency can be maintained. Stuck suction catheter in ETT is an uncommon event, and it can be dangerous in patients with difficult airway cases.
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