Use of pigtail catheter and urosac: Numero uno for ambulatory chest drainage!

@article{Desai2018UseOP,
  title={Use of pigtail catheter and urosac: Numero uno for ambulatory chest drainage!},
  author={Unnati Desai and Jyotsna M. Joshi},
  journal={Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={35},
  pages={395 - 400}
}
  • U. Desai, J. Joshi
  • Published 1 September 2018
  • Medicine
  • Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society
Background: Intercostal chest drainage is required for varied lung diseases with the pleural involvement. While the conventional method of intercostal drainage (ICD) insertion with the bulky underwater drain (UWD) was the gold standard for management, it had numerous disadvantages. It was time and again challenged with better ambulatory methods, although the documentation and continued use of the same are rare in practice. We studied the efficacy of ambulatory chest drainage (ACD) with pigtail… 

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