Collapse of endotracheal tubes due to overinflation of high compliance cuffs

A. Perel, R. Katzenelson, E. Klein, S. Cotev

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Abstract

Overinflation of endotracheal tube cuffs may seriously compromise the patient's airway, due to collapse of the wall of the endotracheal tube. Two case reports describe this complication, with X ray demonstration of the hyperinflated cuffs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)731-733
Number of pages3
JournalAnesthesia and Analgesia
Volume56
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

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