Reinforced endotracheal tube placement: radiographic misdiagnosis.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
The position of an armored endotracheal tube was misinterpreted on radiographs. This occurred because no one recognized that there was no radiopaque line extending to the tip of the catheter. Physicians should be aware of this possible pitfall, and manufacturers should remedy the situation by marking such lines on these tubes.
- Gorback, MS; Ravin, CE
- February 1, 1987
Volume / Issue
- 162 / 2
Start / End Page
- 579 -
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States