The endobronchial tube allows for the inflation of one lung as indicated for thoracic surgery, bronchospirometry, for the administration of endobronchial anaesthesia and other uses commonly associated with endobronchial tubes. There is a right and a left Shiley™ endobronchial tube option depending on the lung that needs to be ventilated. The tube features a low pressure tracheal and bronchial cuff to minimize risk of mucosal damage. The specially designed bronchial cuff assists with location of the distal tip when verification is confirmed by a fiber-optic bronchoscope. There is a slight curve at the distal tip to assist with placement. There is also an x-ray opaque carinal hook for confirming placement.