Continuous saliva suction tube to prevent aspiration pneumonia during upper GI endoscopy

Post written by Takashi Muramoto, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. We introduce a continuous saliva suction tube that can be used during endoscopy (Salsuction; Fujifilm Medical Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan). Not only is this device disposable and easy to set up with a mouthpiece, it also …

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