UNO Intubation Aid

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Benefits:

  • bigger time span for intubation without the need of i.p. anaesthesia
  • design forces animal in best pose for intubation
  • lower jaw automatically opens therewith giving clear view on vocal cords
  • animal can be connected to UMV for controlled anaesthesia immediately after intubation

Two models are currently available:

  • for intubating mice
  • Ordering code: 180000014

 

Ordering codes: 
  • 180000314 - with mouse cone
  • 180000414 - with rat cone
Loose nose cones available also. You can easily replace the cone yourself, thus making the intubation aid suitable to be used for both mouse and rat.

 

How does it work?

  1. expose animal to anaesthetics in induction chamber for initial anaesthesia
  2. take animal out of induction chamber and place "cord" around its front teeth
  3. slowly pull the animal with its snout/nose into A.
  4. secure "cord" with tape
  5. because the intubation aid is connected to the vaporizer, the animal is exposed to anaesthetic gas constantly (B).
  6. the "excessive /exhausted gas" is being disposed off through hose C.
  7. after intubation the animal can be connected to the UNO Micro Ventilator.