Malpositioned nasogastric tube in the right main bronchus

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Nasogastric tube seen going down the right main bronchus. 

Case Discussion

The importance of windowing when checking for NG tube placement is demonstrated here with the tip in the right main bronchus.

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Case information

rID: 6145
Published: 1st May 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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