TITLE

thoracostomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2178
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thoracostomy" is presented. It refers to a surgical incision of the chest. A tube is inserted in the incision near pleurae to drain fluid from the organ.
ACCESSION #
21248538

 

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