Endobronchial intubation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Reduced oxygenation.

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Case Discussion

Intubated patient with the tip of the ETT in the right main bronchus, resulting in complete opacification of the left hemithorax. This is due predominantly due to collapse fo the whole left lung - note the complete shift of the mediastinum to the left (heart cannot be seen). 

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Case information

rID: 10555
Case created: 21st Aug 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tag: cxr
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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