*  Safety Profile of Iodopovidone as an Agent for Pleurodesis in Malignant Pleural Effusion - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
All procedures were performed by infusion of the solution through a chest tube previously placed.The data analysis involved ... Complementary exams were chest x-ray, electrocardiogram and laboratory tests. Such measures were performed in the preoperative ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01670786?recr=Open&cond=%22Pleural+Effusion%22&rank=12
*  Intrapleural Minocycline After Simple Aspiration for the Prevention of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax - Full Text View -...
With hemothorax or tension pneumothorax requiring chest tube insertion or operation. *A history of previous pneumothorax ... Henry M, Arnold T, Harvey J; Pleural Diseases Group, Standards of Care Committee, British Thoracic Society. BTS guidelines for ... Chest. 2004 Jan;125(1):50-5. Light RW, O'Hara VS, Moritz TE, McElhinney AJ, Butz R, Haakenson CM, Read RC, Sassoon CS, ... Symptomatic (dyspnea or chest pain) or the rim of air is , 2cm on CXR requiring simple aspiration ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT00418392?view=results
*  Drainage using Chest Tubes Smaller than 20 French is Suitable for Patients with Thoracic Empyema | ClinMed International...
On univariate analysis, a chest-tube size either greater than 20 Fr or greater than 22 Fr was significantly associated with the ... Treatment failure and death were not significantly increased in the population of patients with chest tubes smaller than 20 Fr ... Six patients (12%) died within 90 days of tube insertion. Three patients (5.9%) required surgery. A total of 31 complications ... a chest drain larger than 20 Fr (OR, 4.51; 95% CI, 1.27-16.3; P = 0.020) was significantly related to the incidence of adverse ...
  https://clinmedjournals.org/articles/ijrpm/international-journal-of-respiratory-and-pulmonary-medicine-ijrpm-3-058.php?jid=ijrpm
*  Thoracic | definition of thoracic by Medical dictionary
... thoracic explanation free. What is thoracic? Meaning of thoracic medical term. What does thoracic mean? ... Looking for online definition of thoracic in the Medical Dictionary? ... See chest tube for care.). As the operative site heals and the lung expands, the chest tubes can be safely removed. After their ... Related to thoracic: thoracic duct, thoracic outlet syndrome, thoracic kyphosis, Thoracic surgery ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/thoracic
*  Patent US20040106991 - Cardiac valve replacement - Google Patents
The air and blood are evacuated from the thoracic cavity via chest tube. The skin layer of the chest is closed with 2-0 Vicryl ... The chest tube is aspirated regularly following the operation and is removed 6 hours after surgery. The animal is awakened with ... Following implantation and prior to closing, the thoracic cavity is ravaged with warm saline. The fluid from the thoracic ... Animals receive weekly trans-thoracic ECHO evaluations. Trans-thoracic Doppler echocardiography will be performed weekly to ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20040106991?dq=5,371,548
*  Pectorals | definition of Pectorals by Medical dictionary
Almost all patients having thoracic surgery will have chest tubes. (One exception is the patient who has had a lung removed. In ... See chest tube for care.). As the operative site heals and the lung expands, the chest tubes can be safely removed. After their ... adjective Referring to the chest region, thoracic.. pec·to·ral (pek'tŏr-ăl) Relating to the chest. ... pec·to·ral/ (pek´ter-il) thoracic.. pectoral. (pĕk′tər-əl). adj.. 1. Relating to or situated in the breast or chest: a pectoral ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Pectorals
*  Pneumothorax and Other Respiratory Emergencies - WSAVA2013 - VIN
Place a chest tube before closing the thoracic cavity. ... a chest tube should be placed. Tube thoracostomy is typically ... On a recumbent lateral thoracic radiograph, the lungs collapse and retract from the chest wall and the heart usually appears to ... Persistent or massive pleural effusion may require placement of a chest tube. Oxygen therapy given by oxygen cage or nasal ... Pneumomediastinum is characterized by the ability to visualize thoracic structures (i.e., aorta, thoracic trachea, vena cava, ...
  http://www.vin.com/apputil/content/defaultadv1.aspx?pId=11372&meta=Generic&id=5709864
*  drainage
Pleural drainage with chest tube insertion for thoracic trauma is a common and often life-saving technique. Although considered ... chest tubes*rivers*mining*suction*catheterization*pleural effusion*agriculture*length of stay*chemical water pollutants* ... Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil. ... The shunt device consists of a one-way valve and two long tubes connected to the ventricular space and the drainage space, ...
  https://www.labome.org/topics/diagnostic/therapeutics/drainage-16764.html
*  Search of: 'primary spontaneous pneumothorax' OR 'pneumothorax' OR 'spontaneous pneumothorax' | United States - List Results -...
Outpatient Chest Tube Management Following Thoracic Resection Improves Patient Length of Stay and Satisfaction Without ... Clinical Trial Evaluating the Optimal Technique for Chest Tube Removal. *Chest Tube Removal ... Outpatient Chest Tube Management Following Thoracic Resection Improves Patient Length of Stay and Satisfaction Without ... Prospective Evaluation of 14F Thal Tube vs 28 French Chest Tube for Hemothorax and Use of Maximum Barrier Precautions. * ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?cond=%22primary+spontaneous+pneumothorax%22+OR+%22pneumothorax%22+OR+%22spontaneous+pneumothorax%22&cntry1=NA%3AUS
*  Chest tube - Wikipedia
A chest tube (chest drain, thoracic catheter, tube thoracostomy, or intercostal drain) is a flexible plastic tube that is ... the chest tube related pain goes away after the chest tube is removed, however, chronic pain related to chest tube induced ... 2009). "Chest tube selection in cardiac and thoracic surgery: a survey of chest tube-related complications and their management ... Internal chest tube clearing can be performed to clear chest tube obstructions using an open or closed technique. Open chest ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chest_tube
*  Patient Information: Thoracic Surgery - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
... you may have one or more chest tubes.. The tubes are monitored by the nurses and doctors for air and fluid. A chest x-ray is ... Chest Tubes. After chest surgery, it is necessary to drain air and fluid from the lining around the lung. Depending on the type ... You may also intravenous tubes and lines - tubes attached to your chest, air boots on your legs, and a catheter in your bladder ... When your lungs are well expanded, as shown by your chest x-ray, the doctor will remove the tube. ...
  http://www.massgeneral.org/thoracicsurgery/patientinformation/
*  Wearable Chest Tube Trainer | SynDaver Labs
Equipment Compatibility: Scalpels, hemostats, chest tubes (thoracic catheters), suture kits, antiseptics and anesthetics. ... chest tube placement, chest tube fixation via suture techniques and chest tube management. ... The Wearable Chest Tube Trainer uses soft tissue from our SynAtomy product line with mechanical features that allow it to be ... Our SynAtomy Wearable Chest Tube Trainer is a highly lifelike medical training simulator designed to teach users interested in ...
  http://syndaver.com/shop/synatomy/chest-tube-trainer-2/
*  Patent US6679871 - Inflatable cannula and method of using same - Google Patents
The cannula further includes a balloon occluder mounted on the distal end of the tube. The intermediate flexible region of the ... The cannula may optionally include a cardioplegia port disposed within the distal region of the tube, proximal the balloon ... tube further includes an elongate generally cylindrical balloon disposed circumferentially about the flexible region which, ... An expandable lumen cannula which includes an elongate tube having a proximal end, a distal end, an intermediate flexible ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US6679871?dq=patent:D556760
*  Investigation of an Adaptive Treatment Algorithm for Post-op Thoracic Patients to Reduce the Length of Drainage - Full Text...
What size chest tube? What drainage system is ideal? And other chest tube management questions. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2003 Jul;9( ... Duration of Chest tube therapy [ Time Frame: July 2011 - March 2012 ]. Duration of postoperative chest tube therapy is ... Digital chest tube All patients will be treated with the digital chest tube device ... Implementation of an Adaptive Algorithm to Improve Chest Tube Therapy in Patients With Pulmonary Leaks Following Thoracic ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01177215
*  Pleural effusion | Open Access articles | Open Access journals | Conference Proceedings | Editors | Authors | Reviewers |...
Novel Split Chest Tube Improves Post-Surgical Thoracic Drainage Journal of Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine. Mortality of ... When managing these chest tubes, it is important to make sure the chest tubes do not become occluded or clogged. A clogged ... This is a 15Fr chest tube with a one-way valve. Each day the patient or care givers connect it to a simple vacuum tube and ... chest tube in the setting of continued production of fluid will result in residual fluid left behind when the chest tube is ...
  http://research.omicsgroup.org/index.php/Pleural_effusion
*  Cavum thoracis | definition of cavum thoracis by Medical dictionary
thoracic tube. see chest tube.. thoracic vertebrae. the vertebrae between the cervical and lumbar vertebrae, giving attachment ... thoracic. pertaining to the chest. See also thoracolumbar.. thoracic asymmetry. if obviously distorted can mean that the ... thoracic inlet. the entrance of the chest between the two first ribs, the manubrium, and the first thoracic vertebra. ... thoracic surgery. surgical procedures involving entrance into the chest cavity. Until techniques for endotracheal anesthesia ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/cavum+thoracis
*  Pleural Space Infections/Empyema - The Clinical Advisor
... is often used with a small-bore chest tube and thoracic suction using a dedicated thoracic suction unit should be considered. ... Thoracic computed tomography. Pleural-phase contrast-enhanced thoracic CT is helpful in patients with ambiguous chest x-ray or ... large-bore chest tubes were used to drain empyema pus, but recent evidence and clinician practice suggest that small-bore tubes ... and iatrogenic pleural infection secondary to thoracic surgery or pleural procedures, such as thoracentesis or chest tube ...
  http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/pulmonary-medicine/pleural-space-infectionsempyema/article/624982/
*  Get (something) off (one's) chest | definition of get (something) off (one's) chest by Medical dictionary
... chest explanation free. What is get (something) off (one's) chest? Meaning of get (something) off (one's) chest medical term. ... What does get (something) off (one's) chest mean? ... chest in the Medical Dictionary? get (something) off (one's) ... chest tube a tube inserted into the thoracic cavity for the purpose of removing air or fluid, or both. Chest tubes are attached ... See Barrel chest, Dirty chest of Simon, Flail chest. chest (chest) The anterior wall of the thorax. See also: thorax. Synonym(s ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/get+
*  Horner Syndrome: Overview, Anatomy, Pathophysiology
Homer syndrome after thoracoscopic apicectomy for spontaneous pneumothorax as a complication of chest tube placement. Chir Ital ... Second-order neuron lesions - Prior trauma; facial, neck, axillary, shoulder or arm pain; cough; hemoptysis; previous thoracic ... previous chest tube or central venous catheter placement; or neck swelling ... A chest radiograph should be obtained; apical bronchogenic carcinoma is the most common cause of Horner syndrome. If stroke is ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1220091-overview
*  empyema facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about empyema
Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)- A technique used to aid in the placement of chest tubes or when performing ... The doctor can use video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) techniques to position the chest tube or to perform a limited ... In second-stage empyema, the surgeon will insert a chest tube in the patient's rib cage or remove part of a rib (rib resection ... Pleural cavity- The space surrounding the lungs, including the membranes covering the lungs and lining the inside of the chest ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/diseases-and-conditions/pathology/empyema
*  Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) | Central Valley Specialty Hospital LTAC
Chest Tubes and recovery from thoracic surgery or trauma. *Acute/Chronic/End-Stage Kidney Failure requiring Hemodialysis / ...
  http://centralvalleyspecialty.org/CVSH/ltac-services/long-term-acute-care/
*  Endoscopic Submucosal Tunnel Dissection for Upper Gastrointestinal Submucosal Tumors Originating from the Muscularis Propria...
Both of patients were treated with thoracic drainage, and they recovered satisfactorily after chest tube placement for 1 week. ... Pneumothorax occurred in two patients (2.9%) and was successfully managed by thoracic drainage. During a median follow-up of ... Pneumothorax was suspected when decreasing of oxygen saturation occurred, and confirmed by chest X-ray or computed tomogram (CT ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC5593323/
*  Empyema, subdural | definition of Empyema, subdural by Medical dictionary
Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) - A technique used to aid in the placement of chest tubes or when performing ... The doctor can use video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) techniques to position the chest tube or to perform a limited ... In second-stage empyema, the surgeon will insert a chest tube in the patient's rib cage or remove part of a rib (rib resection ... chest wounds, chest surgery, lung abscesses, or a ruptured esophagus. The infective organism can get into the pleural cavity ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Empyema%2C+subdural
*  Bronchopleural fistula | definition of bronchopleural fistula by Medical dictionary
... and frequently need prolonged intercostal chest tube drainage and complicated thoracic surgical procedures like decortication. ... thoracic fistula one communicating with the thoracic cavity.. umbilical fistula one communicating with the intestine or urachus ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/bronchopleural+fistula
*  Bilateral segmentectomies using virtual-assisted lung mapping (VAL-MAP) for metastatic lung tumors | Surgical Case Reports |...
Two chest tubes were inserted into the thoracic cavity and the operation was finished. The operation took about 4 h and the ... One chest tube was inserted, and the operation took about 3 and a half hours with minimal blood loss. The postoperative course ... The postoperative course was uneventful, and the chest tubes were removed 2 days after the surgery. She was discharged 6 days ... and the chest tube was removed 2 days after surgery. She was discharged 5 days after the surgery. The pathological finding of ...
  https://surgicalcasereports.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40792-017-0379-y