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… (More)
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2008
2008
INTRODUCTION Pleural drainage with chest tube insertion for thoracic trauma is a common and often life-saving technique. Although… (More)
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2003
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2003
STUDY OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study are as follows: (1) to determine the incidence of complications from thoracentesis… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of needle thoracostomy catheter (NTC) placement in trauma… (More)
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2000
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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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1999
1999
Thirty-two patients with a known primary malignancy and a symptomatic malignant pleural effusion underwent small-bore-catheter… (More)
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1997
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1997
This study compared the complication rates of tube thoracostomy performed in the emergency department (ED) versus the operating… (More)
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1993
1993
Needle thoracostomy is an emergency procedure used to both diagnose and initially treat a tension pneumothorax. We report a case… (More)
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1990
1990
Tube thoracostomy is an invasive procedure that is frequently life-saving but carries a risk of complications. We describe herein… (More)
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1983
1983
Conventional chest radiography and computed tomography (CT) were used to evaluate tube thoracostomy drainage of pleural empyema… (More)
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