Insertion of pleural tube drain

Known as: tube thoracostomy, thoracostomy tube, insertion of chest drain 
 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Specimens from transbronchial lung biopsies lack sufficient quality due to crush artifact and are generally too small… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This randomised study was designed to compare clinical outcomes for simple aspiration versus tube thoracostomy, in the treatment… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Septic pulmonary embolism (SPE) is an uncommon disorder with an insidious onset and is difficult to diagnose. STUDY… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE A prospective randomized study was conducted in order to analyze the role of fibrinolytics in the treatment of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To assess the complication rate of tube thoracostomy in trauma. To consider whether this rate is high enough to support… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Correct performance of invasive skills is essential, but residents often undertake such procedures after no or minimal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Chylothorax is a potentially life-threatening disorder that has profound respiratory, nutritional, and immunologic consequences… (More)
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1992
1992
This prospective study was designed to determine the efficacy of iodized talc pleurodesis in patients with pleural effusions… (More)
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1990
1990
This prospective, multicenter, randomized, "unblinded," controlled clinical trial was designed to determine if the intrapleural… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether the measurement of pleural fluid pH in malignant effusions has diagnostic use, predicts… (More)
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