Malpositioned endotracheal and nasogastric tubes

Case contributed by Dr Morlie L Wang

Presentation

Reason on requisition: NGT placement

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Right mainstem bronchus endotracheal tube and nasogastric tube.

Case Discussion

There has been inadvertent intubation of the right mainstem bronchus with the endotracheal and nasogastric tubes.

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Case information

rID: 13951
Published: 2nd Jun 2011
Last edited: 30th Apr 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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