t-tube

Known as: t tube, t tubes, t-tubes 
A hollow tube in the shape of a T that is inserted into a body cavity through the skin to promote drainage.
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Choledochotomy followed by T-tube has long been a standard surgical treatment for choledocholithiasis. It is still a… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
BACKGROUND Between 5% and 11% of people undergoing cholecystectomy have common bile duct stones. Open common bile duct… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The Montgomery T-tube is a valuable tracheal stent that provides a functional airway while supporting the tracheal mucosa. It is… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Automatic tube compensation (ATC) is a new option to compensate for the pressure drop across the endotracheal or… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence of biliary complications after liver transplantation in patients undergoing… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
INTRODUCTION Organophosphate (OP) insecticides inhibit both cholinesterase and pseudo-cholinesterase activities. The inhibition… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
This study determined the disposition of irinotecan hydrochloride trihydrate (CPT-11) after i.v. infusion of 125 mg/m(2) (100… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To establish a simple, reproducible, and safe technique of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (CBDE) with high… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
A 2-h T-tube trial of spontaneous breathing was used in selecting patients ready for extubation and discontinuation of mechanical… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy quickly emerged as an alternative to open cholecystectomy. However its safety, efficacy, and… (More)
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