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Figure 2

From: The tracheal tube: gateway to ventilator-associated pneumonia

Figure 2

Photograph of various bench tested tracheal tubes of different designs showing the internal channels created and the leak of liquid material past the cuff. Tube cuffs A and B are made from polyvinyl chloride, and cuffs C and D with thin polyurethane (C has an elongated cylindrical shape and D is a tapered cuff design). Tube E is the LoTrachâ„¢ ET tube. (Photograph courtesy of Dr Peter Young, Kings Lynn, UK.)

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