Airway-Esophageal Obturator

A collection of items consisting of a clear plastic mask with inflatable rim, airway tube with inflatable obturator cuff and pilot balloon, syringe for inflating cuff and mask, adapter, and other related items. It is used as an effective means to establish an airway and to prevent vomiting and gastric aspiration during emergency resuscitation of adults.

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