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Balloon-tipped bronchial blockers (BB) remain the 'technique of choice' in Paediatric patients, under the age of 6 years.
A suitable independent bronchial blocker is a Fogarty Embolectomy catheter, which has occlusion balloons ranging in size from 0.
A Fogarty catheter used as a bronchial blocker can dislodge with coughing, change of position from supine to lateral or during surgical manipulation3.
No other bronchial blocker compares with the Cohen Blocker's innovative design and unrivaled versatility.
Time required for position: from inserting the bronchoscope until satisfactory placement of the bronchial blocker (Coopdech, Arndt or Univent group) or the endobronchial lumen of the double-lumen tube.
If a major bronchus is affected, then it is desirable to isolate the contralateral lung by endobronchial intubation of the unaffected bronchus with a cuffed tube, or if feasible, to use a double-lumen tube or a bronchial blocker (1,10).
An Update on Bronchial blockers during lung separation techniques in adults.