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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 42, Issue 8, pp 2687–2688 | Cite as

14-French Pigtail Catheters for Traumatic Hemothorax/Hemopneumothorax: Size Does Not Matter: Reply

  • Zachary M. Bauman
  • Narong Kulvatunyou
Reply, Letter to the Editor
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Trauma, Emergency General Surgery and Critical Care Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of NebraskaOmahaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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