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Dimensional Variations of Left-Sided Double-Lumen Endobronchial Tubes

Table 6

Measured angles of the investigated left-sided double-lumen endobronchial tubes (DLTs) between a virtual longitudinal line through the middle of the tracheal tube shaft and bronchial tube (see also Figure 1).

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

Angle3539 (35–40)12 (12–12)40 (37–46)34 (32–34)26 (25–27)37 (36–40)
3728 (26–32)20 (18–22)39 (34–42)28 (27–30)24 (23–24)35 (34–36)
3926 (22–29)18 (18–20)39 (36–43)27 (24–28)43 (40–47)35 (34–36)
4131 (29–34)27 (25–28)37 (36–38)30 (28–32)46 (42–51)38 (36–40)

DLT sizes are in French (= 1/3 mm). Data is displayed as median (minimum-maximum) and dimension is degrees (°).

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