A Comparison of the EZ-Blocker With a Cohen Flex-Tip Blocker for One-Lung Ventilation


KUŞ A. , Hosten T., Gurkan Y. , Akgul A. G. , Solak M., Toker K.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.28, no.4, pp.896-899, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/j.jvca.2013.02.006
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.896-899

Abstract

Objectives: The EZ-Blocker (IQ Medical Ventures BV, Rotterdam, Netherlands) is a newly designed device for one-lung ventilation. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the Cohen Flex-Tip bronchial blocker (Cook, Bloomington, IN) and the EZ-Blocker for one-lung ventilation during thoracic surgery.