Carlen's catheter

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Carlen's catheter Car·len's catheter (kär'lənz)
A double lumen, flexible catheter for bronchospirometry and for isolation of a portion of the lung to control secretions into the remainder of the tracheobronchial tree during general anesthesia. Also called endobronchial tube.

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