The Journal of Laryngology & Otology

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An effortless way of inserting a Montgomery T-tube stent in a closed neck

Jacobsen a1 , Pitkin a2 and Gleeson a3c1
a1 Department of Otolaryngology, Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich, UK
a2 Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, St. George's Hospital, London, UK
a3 Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Guy's Hospital, London, UK

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jacobsen n   [PubMed][Google Scholar] 
pitkin l   [PubMed][Google Scholar] 
gleeson m   [PubMed][Google Scholar] 


We describe a simple technique of replacement Montgomery T-tube insertion in a closed neck under general anaesthetic.

(Published Online July 7 2006)
(Accepted March 7 2006)

Key Words: Constriction; Pathologic; Larynx; Trachea; Stents.

c1 Address for correspondence: Professor M Gleeson, Guy's Hospital, London, SE1 9RT, UK. Fax: 0044 (0)2071882206 E-mail: