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Artificial Airways, Laryngeal Mask

Definition : Artificial airways designed for insertion through the mouth into the pharynx, producing a peri-pharyngeal seal while permitting the passage of oxygen to the lungs. These airways typically consist of a hollow, large-diameter curved plastic tube with a protruding rim (flange) at the proximal end and a mask with an inflatable cuff at the distal end. The lubricated mask is introduced through the mouth into the pharynx with the cuff deflated until it sits in the pharynx, then the cuff is inflated, producing a tight seal. Some devices can provide both pharyngeal and tongue sealing, but they usually do not protect the lungs from aspiration of regurgitated materials. Laryngeal mask artificial airways, both reusable and single use, are available in several sizes to accommodate the patient's anatomic characteristics. They are intended for administration of anesthesia during minor surgical procedures; the masks are also used for spontaneous and/or mechanical ventilation especially in emergency situations when endotracheal intubation is unsuccessful.

Entry Terms : "Airways, Laryngeal Mask" , "Laryngeal Mask Airways"

UMDC code : 27014

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Armstrong Medical Industries Inc

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Armstrong Medical Industries, Inc. supplies medical carts, CPR manikins, medical education manikins and equipment for emergency, anesthesia, hospitals, EMS, and education.

CCR Medical Inc

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Cookgas LLC

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Hull Anesthesia Inc

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Mercury Enterprises Inc

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Mercedes Medical, Inc. is a privately held, woman-owned national medical distribution company located in Sarasota, Florida and is a two time winner of the Inc. 500 as one of America's fastest growing companies. Mercedes for 20 years has prided itself on being the low cost leader in the medical supply market. With a keen interest on efficiency and customer service as the basis of their distribution model, Mercedes has found success in providing physician and laboratory customers the absolute lowest price while refusing to sacrifice on service.

Parker Medical Assoc

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Richmond Products Inc

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Richmond Products, Inc was founded almost 60 years ago by P. Lloyd Powell (a former employee of Bausch & Lomb) and Ruth M. Powell to provide specialized Ophthalmic products to Bausch & Lomb. Over the years the product offering expanded as both Bausch & Lomb and American Optical discontinued smaller hand held testing devices used by Ophthalmologists and Optometrists

Roscoe Medical Inc

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Sourcemark LLC

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