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O Wenker. Questions and Answers. The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology. 1999 Volume 4 Number 1.
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What is an Arndt Bronchial Blocker ?
The Arndt Bronchial Blocker is a new device to separate the lungs during ventilation.
The patient in the ICU did bite into this reinforced endotracheal tube while being more awake. The stenosis of the tube resulted in respiratory distress and failure to wean from the ventilator.