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Gastro-laryngeal tube (G-LT)

The Gastro-Laryngeal Tube G-LT is designed for obtaining and maintaining control of airway patency during medium to long-term complex gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures performed on adults under deep sedation or general anesthesia while maintaining spontaneous or assisted ventilation.

 

Application

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Enteroscopy
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG), particularly in neurologic patients

 

Advantages

  • Prevention and control of hypoventilation and desaturation
  • Faster endoscopic procedures
  • Ease insertion of duodenoscopes
  • No direct laryngoscopy or muscle relaxation required
  • Enables capnometry and capnography
  • Less use of anesthetic drugs
  • Protects the airways from gastro-oesophageal refl ux and inhalation of gastric content

Features


Product details

of the Gastro-Laryngeal Tube (G-LT).

Positioning

of G-LT in the hypopharynx.


Application Note for the Gastro-Laryngeal Tube (G-LT)

Excessive cuff pressure can lead to swelling of the tongue. If possible adjust the cuff pressure to max. 60 cmH2O via the VBM cuff pressure gauge.

Please note our Manufacturers Note Cuff Pressure Measurement in the download section below.

Downloads and further informations


  • Gaitini, L. A., et al. “Gastro-Laryngeal Tube for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a preliminary report.“ Anaesthesia 65.11 (2010): 1114-1118.

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