Placement of a double lumen tube for lung surgery is best confirmed by - (PGI Dec 09, AlIMS Nov 11)
|B||Airway pressure measurement|
|C||Clinically by auscultation|
Bronchoscopy [Ref Morgan 4th/e p. 590-595]
Best confirmation of tracheal placement (i.e. detection whether tube is in trachea or esophagus) -o capnograpky (end tidal CO)
Best confirmation of double lumen tube placement (whether in trachea or bronchus) -7 flexible jibreoptic bronchoscopy.