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Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 341–342 | Cite as

Mainstem bronchial diameter for the left-sided Broncho-Cath® doublelumen tube: an in vitro study

  • Jae-Hyon Bahk
  • Ho-Geol Ryu
  • Jahng-Hyon Park
Correspondence
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Keywords

Tracheal Tube Nasotracheal Intubation Bronchial Tube Left Mainstem Intracuff Pressure 
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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seoul National University HospitalSeoulKorea

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