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Chest Tubes (Chest Tube)

Plastic tubes used for drainage of air or fluid from the pleural space. Their surgical insertion is called tube thoracostomy.
Also Known As:
Chest Tube; Tube, Chest; Tubes, Chest
Networked: 1869 relevant articles (98 outcomes, 120 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Kanazawa, Susumu: 12 articles (05/2015 - 10/2006)
2. Hiraki, Takao: 11 articles (05/2015 - 10/2006)
3. Gobara, Hideo: 10 articles (05/2015 - 10/2006)
4. Fujiwara, Hiroyasu: 9 articles (05/2015 - 10/2006)
5. Iguchi, Toshihiro: 8 articles (05/2015 - 10/2006)
6. Chen, Jin-Shing: 7 articles (01/2014 - 12/2003)
7. Cerfolio, Robert J: 7 articles (03/2010 - 06/2002)
8. Hsu, Hsao-Hsun: 6 articles (01/2014 - 06/2008)
9. Bryant, Ayesha S: 6 articles (06/2013 - 08/2003)
10. Lee, Yung-Chie: 6 articles (01/2012 - 12/2003)

Related Diseases

1. Pneumothorax
2. Pleural Effusion (Pleural Effusions)
3. Pleural Empyema (Pyothorax)
4. Pain (Aches)
5. Empyema

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
2. Cisplatin (Platino)
3. Talc
4. Streptokinase
5. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase)
6. Picibanil
7. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)
8. Rifampin (Rifampicin)
9. clopidogrel (Plavix)
10. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Chest Tubes (Chest Tube)
2. Catheters
3. Pleurodesis
4. Thoracostomy
5. Total Parenteral Nutrition