Carlen's catheter

Car·len's catheter

(kär′lənz)
n.
A double lumen, flexible catheter for bronchospirometry and for isolation of a portion of the lung to control secretions into the remainder of the tracheobronchial tree during general anesthesia. Also called endobronchial tube.
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