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July 20, 1901

Magnet for Removing Tube from Larynx.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(3):205. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470290051018

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—Collet of Lyons introduces a curved magnet into the pharynx, following the base of the tongue. The laryngeal tube clings to and is easily drawn out with it. This device has proved extremely useful in emergencies, as no skill is required to remove the tube in this way.

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