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Balloon-tipped bronchial blockers (BB) remain the 'technique of choice' in Paediatric patients, under the age of 6 years.
The placement of the BiVent tube and bronchial blocker is checked by auscultation and individual lung ventilation.
Alternatively, the single-lumen tube can remain in situ and lung separation achieved with an independent bronchial blocker. Several different tube exchange catheters are available (Cook Critical Care, Sheridan Catheter Corporation and CardioMed Supplies).
Bronchial blocker compared to double-lumen tube for one-lung ventilation during thoracoscopy.
A Fogarty catheter used as a bronchial blocker can dislodge with coughing, change of position from supine to lateral or during surgical manipulation3.
The second method involves a single-lumen endotracheal tube with an endobronchial blocker (bronchial blocker) to occlude the mainstem bronchus on the operative side (1).
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).