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PREPRINT RELEASE: Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax

Left Tube Thoracostomy for Pneumothorax
UChicago Medicine

Elliot Bishop, MD
Resident Physician

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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