Using an incentive spirometer reduces pulmonary complications in patients with traumatic rib fractures: a randomized controlled trial
ConclusionsIn conclusion, the use of an IS reduced pulmonary complications and improved PFT results in patients with rib fractures. The IS is a cost-effective device for patients with rib fractures and its use has clinical benefits without harmful effects.Trial,NCT04006587. Registered on 3 July 2019. (Source: Trials)
Source: Trials - December 29, 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:
Source: - 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:
Source: - March 1, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials