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Chest Tube Placement (Tube Thoracostomy): 7

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The clamp hugs the top of the rib to avoid injuring the ...intercostal neurovascular bundle (which itself can cause significant bleeding), running in a groove inside the lower margin of the rib.       

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Chest Tube Placement (Tube Thoracostomy): 8

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To prevent deep travel of the clamp tip after penetration, the left hand grasps the instrument with thumb and index, while the remaining fingers span the chest wall. The clamp is directed cephalad after penetration.       

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Chest Tube Placement (Tube Thoracostomy): 9

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The clamp was opened to dilate the opening.       

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