Update on paediatric tracheostomy tubes

J Laryngol Otol. 1999 Jan;113(1):35-40. doi: 10.1017/s0022215100143105.


In the recent past there has been a significant expansion in the range of paediatric tracheostomy tubes available. This has mainly been in response to clinicians' requests. This article reviews those now available and the situations in which they are useful. A sizing chart is included for easy reference.

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Equipment Design
  • Humans
  • Larynx, Artificial
  • Tracheostomy / instrumentation*