ScalpelCric

Surgical Cricothyrotomy –
Scalpel technique

Conform to DAS 2015 guidelines*

Patient safety

Ready for use

The ScalpelCric is a surgical set for cricothyrotomy according to the scalpel technique. The set has been developed to match the latest recommendations from the DAS (Diffi cult Airway Society) 2015 Guidelines.

Based on the simple description of ‘stab, twist, bougie, tube’, the ScalpelCric is meant to facilitate the execution of the scalpel technique. Each component is designed to enhance the safety and efficacy of the technique.

1. Stab
2. Twist
3. Bougie
4. Tube

——Features

Specific sterile pouch

The set is packed in a specific sterile pouch with each component organised in the order of use. This reduces the risk of confusion at the critical time of the procedure.

Content
1 Scalpel #10
2 14 Fr bougie (40 cm)
3 6.0 mm I.D. cuffed tube
4 Extension tubing
5 Syringe 10 ml
6 Necktape
Pack size: 24 cm (L) x 13 cm (W) x 4 cm (H)
Unfolded size / sterile area: 56 cm (L) x 39 cm (W)

Bougie

  • 40 cm length
  • Centimetre marking: 5 – 25 cm
  • Material allows shaping of the bougie
  • Low friction surface for easy insertion of the tube
  • Atraumatic distal tip
  • Allows oxygen flow through the lateral openings at the distal tip

6.0 mm I.D. cuffed tube

1 Adjustable flange
2 Thin walled, low pressure cuff
3 Smooth tip for ease of insertion

Ventilation

Extension tubing with suction port enhances safety against aspiration.

Fixation

Necktape with velcro grip to secure the cuffed tube.

——Application video

——Additional information

Brochure

ScalpelCric
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Flyer

ScalpelCric
english / PDF
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Flyer
Cricothyrotomy
english / PDF
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Catalogue
Airway Management
english / PDF
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Training & Education

„Anaesthetists must learn a scalpel technique and have regular training to avoid skill fade.“
Baker PA,Weller JM, Greenland KB, Riley RH, Merry AF. Education in airway management.
Anaesthesia 2011; 66 (Suppl 2): 101–11

„Training should be repeated at regular intervals to ensure skill retention.“
Difficult Airway Society 2015 guidelines for management of unanticipated difficult intubation in adults

For practicing the cricothyrotomy, we offer a non-sterile ScalpelCric training set. Ideal for use in combination with VBM Crico-Trainer.

——References

Education in airway management
  • Baker PA,Weller JM, Greenland KB, Riley RH, Merry AF. Education in airway management.
    Anaesthesia 2011; 66 (Suppl 2): 101–11
Guidelines for management of unanticipated difficult intubation in adults 2015
  • * DAS (Difficult Airway Society) 2015 guidelines for management of unanticipated difficult intubation in adults.

——Related topics & products

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