Cantor tube

Can·tor tube

a long, single-lumen intestinal tube with a sealed, mercury-filled rubber bag tip; used to decompress or stent the small intestine.
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Meyer O., U.S. physician, 1907–.
Cantor tube - a long, single-lumen intestinal tube.
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* Other connectors with the potential for connection error include abdominal catheters (t-tubes, wound drainage, etc.), Blakemore tubes, cantor tubes, chest tubes, cranial catheters, suction tubing, nephrostomy tubes, amnioinfusion catheter (intrauterine pressure) and drains.