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Thoracostomy

Known as: Thoracostomies 
Surgical procedure involving the creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of PLEURAL EFFUSION… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
INTRODUCTION Pleural drainage with chest tube insertion for thoracic trauma is a common and often life-saving technique. Although… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Study Design. Prospective clinical trial of vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR) in patients with combined spine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
STUDY OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study are as follows: (1) to determine the incidence of complications from thoracentesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • R. C. Bailey
  • Journal of accident & emergency medicine
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 3858176
Objective—To assess the complication rate of tube thoracostomy in trauma. To consider whether this rate is high enough to support… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Successful treatment of postoperative empyema remains a challenge for thoracic surgeons. We report herein our 12-year… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Thirty-two patients with a known primary malignancy and a symptomatic malignant pleural effusion underwent small-bore-catheter… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND A few data are available from analyses of the complications and costs of central venous access ports for chemotherapy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This study compared the complication rates of tube thoracostomy performed in the emergency department (ED) versus the operating… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate all tube thoracostomies (TTs) done by pulmonary/critical care fellows and attending physicians in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Conventional chest radiography and computed tomography (CT) were used to evaluate tube thoracostomy drainage of pleural empyema… Expand
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