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Tubes, Tracheal, Jet Ventilation

Definition : Tracheal tubes designed to provide short-duration pulses of gas under pressure into the airway (i.e., jet pulses) at a very fast rate (more than 600 cycles per minute) for lung ventilation. These devices typically consist of a small-diameter metal or, less frequently, plastic tube; tubes appropriate for introduction through a partially withdrawn endotracheal tube during its removal are also available. Transtracheal jet-ventilation tubes allow endoscopic surgical access to the larynx; the jet-ventilation tube may be placed either supraglottically (the tube may be attached to the endoscope) or subglottically (after intubation via the nasal or the oral route). They are used mainly in patients who have acute airway problems.

Entry Terms : "Jet Injection Tracheal Tubes" , "Transtracheal Jet Ventilation Tubes" , "Gas Injection Tracheal Tubes" , "Jet Ventilation Tracheal Tubes"

UMDC code : 17935

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Instrumentation Industries Inc

Company Type: Parent

Instrumentation Industries, Inc. is located in Southwestern Pennsylvania, about 10 miles south of Pittsburgh. For over 40 years, we have been manufacturing plastic, silicone and metal products for use in the medical community. We are widely known for the variety, quality, and durability of our adapters, connectors, fittings and specialty products such as our Manual Jet Ventilator. We specialize in respiratory care products used for Emergency Ventilation, Ventilator Circuits, O2 delivery, Airway Management and Pressure Monitoring.

Norco Inc

Company Type: Parent

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