Endotracheal tube in right main bronchus

Discussion:

This patient's ET tube is initially demonstrated down the right main bronchus, with subsequent left sided collapse.

This was recognized by the clinical team and fixed, with the second CXR showing better positioning and re-expansion of the left lung. This was only over a 20 minute interval and shows how quickly these changes can occur, and the importance of recognizing tube and line positioning on acute studies.

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