Stylets, Bronchial Tube
Definition : Stylets designed for use in the lumen of bronchial tubes and/or catheters. These stylets typically are very thin metallic wires or flexible rods; they may be used during the complete procedure of bronchial intubation or only during the initial introduction of the bronchial tube. Bronchial stylets, when used after the placement of a bronchial tube, are intended to stiffen the tubes and/or help in maintaining the shape of the structure. Dedicated bronchial stylets may be an accessory or supplied as a component of bronchial tubes and catheters.
Entry Terms : "Bronchial Stylets" , "Stylets, Bronchial"
UMDC code : 13834