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Complications of Small Bore (Pigtail) Catheter Compared to Large Bore Catheter in Pleural Effusion Drainage

Shira Nour Rizana,1 Widirahardjo,1 Noni Novisari Soeroso,2 Putri Chairani Eyanoer2 1Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sumatera Utara, RSUP H. Adam Malik, Medan 2Epi-Treat Unit Lembaga Penelitian Pengembangan Masyarakat Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan Abstract Background: Placement of large bore catheher is an invasive procedure with potential morbidity and complications. In contrast, pigtail catheter […]