Inserción del tubo torácico

Para extraer líquido del espacio que se encuentra entre los pulmones y la pared del pecho se utiliza un tubo torácico. El tubo se coloca entre las costillas y dentro del espacio entre el revestimiento interior y el exterior del pulmón (espacio pleural).Inserción del tubo torácico


Last reviewed 3/3/2012 by Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD, Specializing in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.


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