CXR Essentials: Abnormal ETT position

The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.  

Over the next few weeks, we will be posting videos from the Chest X-Ray Essentials Course. This video helps you identify aberrantly positioned endotracheal tubes (ETT) on chest x-ray by locating the tip of the ETT and the position of the carina.

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LITFL Author Julian Dobranowski Medmastery

Julian Dobranowski, MD FRCPC FCAR. Chief of Diagnostic Imaging at Niagara Health in Ontario, Canada. Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology, McMaster University. | Medmastery |

One comment

  1. Thank you very much,

    But I think what is missing is to show us the normal position & what’s the normal distance from the carina

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