Pleural Suction Additional to Thoracostomy Tube for Traumatic Hemothorax
Condition:   Traumatic Hemothorax Intervention:   Procedure: Pleural aspiration Sponsor:   Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe Active, not recruiting (Source: ClinicalTrials.gov)
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - August 25, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

Using an incentive spirometer reduces pulmonary complications in patients with traumatic rib fractures: a randomized controlled trial
This study explored its effect on lung function and pulmonary complication rates in patients with rib fractures.MethodsBetween June 2014 and May 2017, 50 adult patients with traumatic rib fractures were prospectively investigated. Patients who were unconscious, had a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, or an Injury Severity Score (ISS)  ≥ 16 were excluded. Patients were randomly divided into a study group (n = 24), who underwent IS therapy, and a control group (n = 26). All patients received the same analgesic protocol. Chest X-rays and pulmonary function...
Source: Trials - December 30, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

Suturing With U-Technique Versus Un-Reapproximated Wound Edges During Removal of Closed Thoracostomy-tube Drain
Conditions:   Pleural Effusion;   Pneumothorax;   Chest Trauma;   Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery;   Thoracotomy;   Pleural Diseases;   Chylothorax;   Empyema;   Pyothorax;   Thoracic Diseases;   Thoracic Injury Intervention:   Procedure: Insertion of chest tube Sponsors:   University of Ibadan;   SHALINA HEALTHCARE Not yet recruiting (Source: ClinicalTrials.gov)
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - December 10, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

Medical Thoracoscopy Versus Tube Thoracostomy in Management of Empyema .
Condition:   Loculated Empyema Intervention:   Other: Medical thoracoscopy Sponsor:   Assiut University Not yet recruiting (Source: ClinicalTrials.gov)
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - March 1, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

Medical Thoracoscopy Versus Tube Thoracostomy in Management of Empyema .
Condition:   Empyema Intervention:   Other: Medical thoracoscopy Sponsor:   Assiut University Not yet recruiting (Source: ClinicalTrials.gov)
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - March 1, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

Reactor Thoracostomy
Conditions:   Pneumothorax;   Hemothorax Interventions:   Device: Reactor Device;   Procedure: Tube Thoracostomy Sponsors:   University of Missouri-Columbia;   Crozer-Keystone Health System;   Sharp Medical Products, LLC Not yet recruiting (Source: ClinicalTrials.gov)
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - December 7, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

Reactor Thoracostomy
Conditions:   Pneumothorax;   Hemothorax Interventions:   Device: Reactor Device;   Procedure: Tube thoracostomy Sponsor:   Crozer-Keystone Health System Not yet recruiting (Source: ClinicalTrials.gov)
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - November 8, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials