pharyngeal tracheal multiple balloon system

(redirected from pharyngeal tracheal lumen airway)

pha·ryn·ge·al tra·che·al mul·ti·ple bal·loon sys·tem

(făr-in'jē-ăl trā'kē-ăl mŭl'ti-pĕl bă-lūn' sis'tĕm)
Airway management adjunct that consists of two tubes, endotracheal and esophageal. The device is inserted blindly into the oropharynx and passes either into the trachea or the esophagus.
Synonym(s): esophageal tracheal airway, pharyngeal tracheal lumen airway.
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