Cricothyrotomy set acc. to the scalpel technique
The ScalpelCric is a surgical set for cricothyrotomy according to the scalpel technique. The set has been developed to match the latest recommendations from the DAS (Difficult Airway Society) 2015 guidelines.
Based on the simple description of ‘stab, twist, bougie, tube’, the ScalpelCric is meant to facilitate the execution of the scalpel technique.
Ready to use
The set is packed in a specific sterile pouch with each component organised in the order of use. This reduces the risk of confusion at the critical time of the procedure. Each component is designed to enhance the safety and efficacy of the technique.
1 Scalpel #10
2 14 Fr bougie (40 cm)
3 6.0 mm cuffed tube
4 Extension tubing
5 Syringe 10 ml
6.0 mm cuffed tube
1 Adjustable flange
2 Thin walled, low pressure cuff
3 Smooth tip for ease of insertion
Extension tubing with suction port enhances safety against aspiration.
Necktape with velcro grip to secure the cuffed tube
Non sterile ScalpelCric training set available. Ideal for use in combination with VBM Crico-Trainer.
The following video animation shows the use of the ScalpelCric.
Downloads and further information
Flyer: Cricothyrotomy (PDF)Catalogue: Airway Management (PDF)
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