Removal of the Chest Drain: How to Do It

  • Thomas KieferEmail author


The practical and technical procedure of removing a chest drain is described as well as the criteria for removal. Discussion is had with regard to the underlying diseases.


Chest Drain British Thoracic Society Drain Removal Fluid Production Additional Radiation Exposure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chefarzt Klinik für Thoraxchirurgie, Lungenzentrum BodenseeKlinikum KonstanzKonstanzGermany

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