"Thoracostomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Surgical procedure involving the creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of PLEURAL EFFUSION; PNEUMOTHORAX; HEMOTHORAX; and EMPYEMA.
- Needle Thoracostomy
- Needle Thoracostomies
- Thoracostomies, Needle
- Thoracostomy, Needle
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Thoracostomy" by people in Profiles.
Pulmonary Complications in Cystic Fibrosis: Past, Present, and Future: Adult Cystic Fibrosis Series. Chest. 2021 10; 160(4):1232-1240.
A 37-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus, systemic hypertension, and chronic kidney disease admitted with multifocal pneumonia and empyema. Chest. 2014 Aug; 146(2):e41-e46.
Pathophysiology of pneumothorax following ultrasound-guided thoracentesis. Chest. 2006 Oct; 130(4):1173-84.
Dysphagia from thoracostomy tube compression of the esophagus after single lung transplantation. South Med J. 1996 Feb; 89(2):249-50.
Save the child's esophagus: management of major disruption after repair of esophageal atresia. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Jan; 31(1):48-51; discussion 52.