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Chest tube thoracostomy: A chest tube thoracostomy involves inserting a thin flexible tube through the ribs into the chest cavity to drain air and fluid from around the lungs. It is connected through the skin to a machine that will provide suction.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Chest tube thoracostomy:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Chest tube thoracostomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Chest tube thoracostomy may include:
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Chest tube thoracostomy) include:
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