Table 1

Length of black area at the tubetip of endotracheal tubes for neonatal use as produced by four major manufacturers

Tube (ID) 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0
Rüsch20202030
Portex20243035
Vygon (st)1719
Vygon25252525
Mallinkrodt30303030
  • Tube ID and length of black area expressed in mm. st, surfactant tube.