Cricothyrotomy is an emergency procedure to avoid death from suffocation due to upper airway obstruction (e.g. glottis oedema, foreign body, larynx carcinoma) when intubation or tracheotomy are impossible.

SSEM Mthembu Medical is the exclusive distributor of the VBM Quicktrach I and II,  and VBM Surgicric I, II and III sterile sets. 


  • Sterile sets are pre-assembled and immediately ready for use
  • Specially grinded needle tip makes prior incision with scalpel unnecessary and reduces the risk of bleeding
  • Stopper prevents a too deep insertion and reduces the risk of posterior tracheal perforation
  • Necktape allows a quick and safe fixation
  • Quickest tracheal access via one-step procedure