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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 124-126

Ventral chest tube placement in a neonate for pneumothorax: An alternative and effective approach

Department of Pediatric Surgery, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Fazal Nouman Wahid
Department of Pediatric Surgery, King Saud Medical City, Al Imam Turki Ibn Abdullah Ibn Muhammad, Ulaishah, Riyadh 12746
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/jcn.jcn_152_20

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We present the case of a newborn baby who has developed bilateral pneumothorax treated with ventral chest tube placement after the failure of resolution of the pneumothorax by traditional lateral approach multiple times. An old but yet forgotten approach will be discussed.

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