Medical devices in the neck

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

Medical devices in the neck are regularly observed by radiologists on plain film and CT reporting. They include devices which pass through the neck into the chest and stomach or ascend to/into the head.

  • nasopharyngeal/oropharyngeal airways
  • endotracheal tubes
  • tracheostomies
  • Passy-Muir valve
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rID: 40898
Section: Gamuts
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