Airway Exchange Catheter

An item used for replacement of endotracheal tubes where the inner diameter is 5mm or larger. This item is for use with special adapter and sized or luer lock connector. It may have distal sideports for additional airflow and centimeter markings to facilitate accurate placement of shortened endotracheal tubes.

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