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2013-10-04 23:01:48

On August 27, 2013, H&H Medical Corporation initiated a nationwide recall of 6,619 units of the H&H Emergency Cricothyrotomy Kit. Ordinary, VA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 On August 27, 2013, H&H Medical Corporation initiated a nationwide recall of 6,619 units of the H&H Emergency Cricothyrotomy Kit. The product has been found to show the potential for a defective cuff balloon on the provided endotracheal airway. Consumers who have product should stop using the product and...

2008-06-10 09:01:15

Pyng Medical Corp. (TSX VENTURE: PYT) today announced it has completed the acquisition of the trauma assets of California-based Bio Cybernetics International (BCI) (dba "Cybertech Medical", www.cybertechmedical.com), including the market leading Trauma Pelvic Orthotic Device (TPOD(R)), Mechanical Advantage Tourniquet (MAT(R)), and Cricothyrotomy Kit (CRIC(TM)). As previously announced, the purchase price was $US 2.4 million, part paid on closing and part subject to achievement of certain...


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Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Cricothyroid ligament
2012-07-01 19:07:37

The cricothyroid ligament makes up the largest part of the laryngeal membrane, consisting of a median (anterior) and twin lateral ligaments. The median cricothyroid ligament is a flat band of white tissue joining the cricoid and thyroid cartilages. The lateral cricothyroid ligament is also known as the conus elasticus. The main function of the ligament is to keep the cricoid and thyroid from traveling too far. This ligament is cut during emergency cricothyrotomy. Image Caption: Larynx -...

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