Effect of Nitrous Oxide Anaesthesia on Endotracheal Cuff Pressure


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Kosar O., Sen O., Toptas M., Misirlioglu G., Aydin N., Gur E. K. , ...More

HASEKI TIP BULTENI-MEDICAL BULLETIN OF HASEKI, vol.55, no.1, pp.37-41, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/haseki.3168
  • Title of Journal : HASEKI TIP BULTENI-MEDICAL BULLETIN OF HASEKI
  • Page Numbers: pp.37-41

Abstract

Aim: When N2O is used for general anaesthesia, it diffuses into the air-filled endotracheal cuff causing the cuff pressure to rise by over inflating the cuff, which results in tracheal damage. This study aimed to estimate changes in the endotracheal-cuff pressure with time during oxygen-air-and oxygen-N2O-induced anaesthesia and to determine its sore throat and hoarseness incidence.