What's Wrong in the Chihuahua Rad?

Test your knowledge in the August 2017 Brain Teaser.


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What's wrong in this X-ray of 8-year-old Chihuahua?

Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, Certified Fear Free

 

Presentation

Lateral X-ray of an 8-year-old Chihuahua

 

Questions

1. What’s wrong with this picture?

2. What should be corrected and how?

 

Answers

1. The endotracheal tube is inserted too far.

2. The distal tip of the tube should be midway between the larynx and the thoracic inlet.

 

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