04538606 is referenced by 29 patents and cites 9 patents.

An endotracheal device comprises an air tube adapted to be inserted through the oral or nasal passage and into the trachea to provide an air passage for respirating a patient. The air tube includes an inflatable cuff mounted at the distal end, and a membrane containing a cushioning material disposed along the air tube adjacent the cuff in a position to prevent direct contact between the air tube and the cricoarytenoid joint and its surrounding tissues.

Title
Endotracheal tube
Application Number
6/448632
Publication Number
4538606
Application Date
December 10, 1982
Publication Date
September 3, 1985
Inventor
Robert E Whited
7157 Hamilton Hills Dr., Cincinnati, 45244
OH, US
Agent
Wood Herron & Evans
IPC
A61M 25/00
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