Intubation Robot Can Crawl Down Your Throat and Into Your Lungs

Repeat: Intubation robot is your friend. Intubation robot is your friend. Intubation robot is your friend.ALIEN_chestburster1280
Via LiveScience:
The GuineIN Tube is a robotic, self-guiding intubation device that correctly identifies which of the two holes in the trachea leads to the lungs (the other leads to the stomach) in a critically important procedure where failure can lead to death.

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  • Calypso_1

    If you have a hole in your trachea leading to the esophagus you have a fistula.
    The natural division is in the laryngopharynx. LiveScience writer needs remedial anatomy.

  • InfvoCuernos

    I am often accused of not knowing which hole to enter as well. Maybe I need to get a robot assist.

  • DeepCough
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