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cuff

(kŭf),
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.

cuff

(kŭf)
n.
1. A bandlike structure encircling a part.
2. An inflatable band, usually wrapped around the upper arm, that is used along with a sphygmomanometer in measuring arterial blood pressure.

cuff

(kŭf)
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.
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In the present study 'cuffed' ET tube (Newer method or Test) has been compared with 'uncuffed' ET tube (Control).
Two neonates in cuffed tube group developed laryngospasm immediately after induction with sevoflurane.
the tube exchange rate was higher with the use of uncuffed ET tube (65%) in comparison to the use of cuffed ET tube (4.3%).
In the present study, the ET tube exchange rate was found to be 4.3% in cuffed tube group and 65% in the group receiving uncuffed ET tube.
Ultrasonographic measurement of subglottic diameter for paediatric cuffed endotracheal tube size selection: feasibility report.
Difficulty inserting cuffed endotracheal tubes in a child.
Appropriate placement of intubation depth marks in a new cuffed paediatric tracheal tube.
Selecting an Appropriate Cuffed Endotracheal Tube Using Ultrasound of the Cricoid in a Child with Down Syndrome.