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
Case created: 1st May 2009
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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