"Chest Tubes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Plastic tubes used for drainage of air or fluid from the pleural space. Their surgical insertion is called tube thoracostomy.
- Chest Tubes
- Chest Tube
- Tube, Chest
- Tubes, Chest
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Chest Tubes".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Chest Tubes".
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