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Figure 1 | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine

Figure 1

From: Comparison of a percutaneous device and the bougie-assisted surgical technique for emergency cricothyrotomy: an experimental study on a porcine model performed by air ambulance anaesthesiologists

Figure 1

Simulated emergency cricothyrotomy in a cadaveric porcine model. A) The picture shows the perforation of the cricothyroid membrane in the BACT technique performed in the porcine airway model. B) The picture shows the perforation of the cricothyroid membrane with the PCK device in the porcine airway model. C) The porcine larynx is attached to a device and cranial space is limited by the prescience of the head of an airway simulator that is modified and orientated to mimic the anatomy of an adult male patient with flexion of the neck.

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