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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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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Laparoscopic exploration of the common bile duct is associated with substantial variation in results suggesting that different… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
ObjectiveTo compare the incidence of biliary complications after liver transplantation in patients undergoing… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To establish a simple, reproducible, and safe technique of laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (CBDE) with high… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Tacrolimus (FK 506) has been evaluated as immunosuppressive therapy in patients with a variety of solid organ and other… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Background. Hepatolithiasis associated with cholangiocarcinoma is not often encountered. During the past 3 years, an increased… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy quickly emerged as an alternative to open cholecystectomy. However its safety, efficacy, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Tympanostomy tube placement has clearly been shown to be an efficacious treatment for recurrent bouts of acute otitis media or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
IN A PREVIOUS publication1which offered a technique for reconstruction of the cervical trachea, a T-shaped acrylic tube was used… Expand
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