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2022 Sep

Transl Cancer Res



The short-term outcomes for the early removal of pigtail catheter drainage within 24 hours of uniportal video-assisted anatomic surgery in patients with lung cancer.


Early removal of the chest tube has advantages of reducing postoperative pain and speed recovery. This study aimed to confirm its safety and feasibility of early removal of a pigtail catheter used as a chest drain in patients undergoing anatomical surgery.