Why Do I Need a Chest Tube Common reasons why a chest tube is needed include Collapsed lung pneumothorax This occurs when air has built up in the area around the lungs the pleural space from a leak in - PDF document

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Why Do I Need a Chest Tube Common reasons why a chest tube is needed include Collapsed lung pneumothorax This occurs when air has built up in the area around the lungs the pleural space from a leak in
Why Do I Need a Chest Tube Common reasons why a chest tube is needed include Collapsed lung pneumothorax This occurs when air has built up in the area around the lungs the pleural space from a leak in

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Why Do I Need a Chest Tube Common reasons why a chest tube is needed include Collapsed lung pneumothorax This occurs when air has built up in the area around the lungs the pleural space from a leak in - Description


This leak may be the result of lung disease It can also occur as a complication of certain medical procedures Chest tubes are frequently needed to remove air from around the lung Failure to remove such air can be lifethreatening Removing the air all ID: 8530 Download Pdf

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