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Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 55, Issue 11, pp 787–788 | Cite as

Rapid estimation of distance from the tip of the tracheal tube to carina using fibreoptic bronchoscopy

  • David T. Wong
  • Kyle Kirkham
Correspondence

Keywords

Cardiogenic Shock Tracheal Tube Direct Laryngoscopy Chronotropic Effect Distance Marker 
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Copyright information

© Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • David T. Wong
    • 1
  • Kyle Kirkham
    • 1
  1. 1.Toronto Western HospitalUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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