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Chest Tubes

Introduction: Chest Tubes

Description of Chest Tubes

Chest Tubes: Plastic tubes used for drainage of air or fluid from the pleural space. Their surgical insertion is called tube thoracostomy.
Source: MeSH 2007

Chest Tubes: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Chest Tubes

The following list attempts to classify Chest Tubes into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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