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Thoracostomy

Surgical creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of pleural effusion, pneumothorax, hemothorax and empyema.
Also Known As:
Thoracostomies
Networked: 897 relevant articles (54 outcomes, 69 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Inaba, Kenji: 7 articles (07/2014 - 11/2011)
2. Demetriades, Demetrios: 4 articles (09/2013 - 11/2011)
3. Shiraishi, Yuji: 4 articles (07/2013 - 02/2004)
4. Katsuragi, Naoya: 4 articles (07/2013 - 02/2004)
5. Aggarwal, Ashutosh N: 4 articles (03/2012 - 01/2006)
6. Agarwal, Ritesh: 4 articles (03/2012 - 01/2006)
7. Gupta, Dheeraj: 4 articles (03/2012 - 01/2006)
8. Eren, Sevval: 4 articles (05/2008 - 06/2003)
9. Martin, Matthew J: 3 articles (12/2015 - 11/2011)
10. Scarci, Marco: 3 articles (11/2015 - 12/2009)

Related Diseases

1. Pneumothorax
2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
3. Empyema
4. Malignant Pleural Effusion
5. Pleural Empyema (Pyothorax)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
2. Tetracycline (Achromycin)
3. Bleomycin (Blenoxane)
4. Fibrinolytic Agents (Antithrombotic Agents)
5. Talc
6. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase)
7. Ovarian epithelial cancer
8. aclacinomycins
9. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)
10. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Pleurodesis
2. Catheters
3. Chest Tubes (Chest Tube)
4. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
5. Thoracotomy