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Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax

1. Introduction

2. Surgical Approach

  1. Patient Preparation
  2. Draping
  3. Marking
  4. Local Anesthetic
  5. Tube Preparation

3. Incision

4. Access to Pleural Space

5. Chest Tube Insertion

6. Dressing

7. Post-op Remarks and X-Ray