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Dimensional Variations of Left-Sided Double-Lumen Endobronchial Tubes

Table 5

Tracheal and bronchial outer cuff diameters of the investigated left-sided double-lumen endobronchial tubes (DLTs) measured at a cuff pressure of 20 cm H2O.

ParameterSize (Fr)Sheridan DLTMallinckrodt DLTPortex DLTRüsch DLTVIVASIGHT DLTWell Lead DLT

Tracheal cuff3523.4 (23.3–23.7; 78%)24.3 (24.3–24.3)28.5 (28.3–29.2)27.6 (26.9–28.4)28.3 (27.9–28.6)29.7 (29.0–30.2)
3725.9 (25.7–26.3)25.0 (24.1–26.4; 78%)32.1 (31.7–32.7)27.0 (26.7–27.4)28.6 (27.9–29.3)28.9 (27.7–29.0)
3924.9 (24.4–25.0; 77%)26.3 (26.2–26.5)32.2 (31.9–33.0)28.6 (27.3–29.6)28.8 (28.7–29.1)29.6 (28.7–30.1)
4124.7 (24.5–24.9; 72%)25.6 (25.0–26.0)34.2 (33.3–34.4)27.1 (27.0–28.0)29.3 (29.1–29.6)30.5 (29.7–31.0)

Bronchial cuff3519.3 (19.0–19.8)20.6 (20.4–20.8)19.6 (19.3–20.2)13.5 (12.5–14.4; 66%)18.2 (17.6–18.7)18.6 (18.4–19.2)
3719.1 (18.9–20.1)20.3 (19.5–21.0)20.2 (19.5–20.7)13.8 (13.4–14.4; 68%)17.2 (16.4–18.2)19.2 (17.9–19.7)
3919.9 (19.8–20.1)19.4 (19.0–20.0)24.6 (24.0–26.0)16.7 (16.4–17.0; 68%)24.2 (19.0–28.8)18.8 (18.4–19.1)
4118.2 (17.8–18.6)20.3 (20.0–20.9)26.0 (25.0–27.0)14.0 (13.6–14.5; 54%)18.7 (18.2–19.2)19.1 (18.8–19.4)

DLT sizes are in French (= 1/3 mm). Data are displayed as median (minimum-maximum) given as millimeter (mm). The largest cuff diameter of a respective DLT size is shaded in gray (100%), and the smallest diameter is marked with an asterisk () (proportion of largest OD).

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