ET TUBE

Anaesthesia & Respiratory Care

ET TUBE- LIFE SAVING DEVICE IN INTUBATION

The ET tube is simply a tube of about 21-23cm in length and is made up of Polyvinylchloride (PVC), is placed between the vocal cords through the trachea (windpipe) to provide oxygen and inhaled gases directly to lungs. Its main purpose is to establish and maintain an open airway path to ensure adequate exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide via connecting to a ventila