Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax
Elliot Bishop, MD
Peter Bendix, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
This is the first case in our new trauma section with several surgeons over at UChicago Medicine. The patient in this case is a 51-year-old male who was involved in a motor vehicle collision. Chest X-ray and subsequent CT scan showed an expanding pneumothorax. Here, Dr. Bishop and Dr. Bendix perform a left tube thoracostomy.
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