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Trendelenburg's cannula

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Tampon cannula used for preventing patients from swallowing blood during operations of the larynx.

Description

Trendelenburg described tampon cannula as early as in 1861. It is used for preventing patients from swallowing blood during operations of the larynx.

Bibliography

  • F. Trendelenburg:
    Beiträge zu den Operationen an den Luftwegen.
    [von Langenbeck’s] Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin, 1871, 12: 112-133.

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