Chest Tube: Appropriate Placement of a Chest Tube Chest Tube: Appropriate Placement of a Chest Tube

Findings: The pneumothorax is no longer evident i.e. the chest tube successfully treated the pneumothorax. The tip is in the...

Chest Tube: Misplaced Chest Tube in the Mediastinum Chest Tube: Misplaced Chest Tube in the Mediastinum

Findings: On frontal CXR, the chest tube tip is superimposed over the mediastinum. The mediastinum appears widened. On chest...

Chest: Empyema on Plain Film Chest: Empyema on Plain Film

Findings: Presentation CXR: Right posterior pleural-based opacity. Post-drainage CXR: Marked decrease in fluid collection...

Pigtail Drainage Catheter: Appropriate Placement of a Pigtail Drainage Catheter Pigtail Drainage Catheter: Appropriate Placement of a Pigtail Drainage Catheter

Findings: The distal end of a pigtail catheter is coiled and contains multiple sideholes. They are used to drain fluid...

 
 
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