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Trendelenburg's cannula

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


  • 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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