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
Lymphatic drainage of lung Quiz

 

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