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THORACOSTOMY-indications

What are the indications for thoracostomy? Indications for thoracostomy are: Pneumothorax: To remove air and allow the lung to re-expand. Pleural Effusion: To drain excess fluid, often caused by conditions such as heart failure, pneumonia, or cancer. Hemothorax: To...

THORACOSTOMY

What is thoracostomy procedure? Thoracostomy, or positioning of the thoracic drain, is a surgical maneuver aimed at restoring normal pulmonary ventilation by establishing normal negative pleural pressure and evacuating the air or liquid. Chest tube thoracostomy is an...

FEMORAL TRIANGLE

The femoral triangle is a key anatomical region in the upper thigh. It is an important landmark for both clinical procedures and understanding the anatomy of the lower limb. Here’s a detailed description of its anatomy: Boundaries of the Femoral Triangle...