Chest tube


Tube inserted tinto the chest for drainage. It is performed in empyema thoracis, or in pyothorax or pneumothorax or hemothorax etc.

Tube thoracostomy

Chest tube insertion procedure





Introduction Pleural friction
Embryology Pleural effusion clinical
Histology Pleural effusion -imaging
Anatomy Pleurisy
Clinical anatomy Anterior pleural line
Clinical examination Accessory pleural fissure
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